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    Israel self-defense war against Hamas and Terrorism

     
    (Miami) - January 05th, 2009. *ISRAEL SELF DEFENSE WAR AGAINST HAMAS | EDITORIAL on *Points-of-view of a complex conflict | "Operation Cast Lead" December 27, 2008 - Jan. 2009.______________ Israel did not want this war! It is conducted in a across the border from home, and against a population that will be there forever. But is have no choice: With Hezbollah in the north, the Syria on the west, and the sore Gaza on the south, there is simply no other solution to this mess. From the historic point-of-view, it has all the justifications of the Western war analogy and considerations: all diplomatic means were exhausted, the military action is the only solution and the goals of the military operation can be achieved, in order to change realities and a more comprehensive long political and diplomatic solution to be implemented. > President Shimon Peres said that the goal of the current operation was not just to stop the continuing rocket fire from Gaza, but to put a halt to terror worldwide. "Terror is a worldwide problem, and it is ours as well," Peres said. > U.S. President George W. Bush on Friday branded the Hamas rocket attacks on Israel an "act of terror" and outlined his own condition for a cease-fire in Gaza, saying no peace deal would be acceptable without monitoring to halt the flow of smuggled weapons to terrorist groups Since 1948, Israel is fighting for survival, for peace and co-existence in the most difficult neighborhood in the entire world. Israel it's a very small country, a democratic and flourishing society in a sea of Arabs and Muslims. It is the only true democracy in the region. This operation has to bring fundamental changes in the security in the South and change fundamentally the Hamas behavior SINCE 2002, THE TERRORIST ARE CONTINUALLY FIRING ROCKETS AND MORTAR FIRE FROM CIVILIAN AREAS IN GAZA STRIP INTO CIVILIAN ISRAELI AREAS (FROM GAZA). Operation Cast Lead target and scope is to bring fundamental changes in the security in the South and change fundamentally the Hamas behavior. As per Israeli Ministry of Defense declaration, the actual Israeli operation has three goals: •1. To stop Hamas rocket attacks, •2. To stop the smuggling of weapons from Egypt into Gaza, •3. To thwart Hamas military activity in the Strip. These goals of the military operations may have some political aims as well. Anyway, a political and diplomatic solution has to be week and implemented at the culmination of military operations. May or may not include toppling the Hamas regime as Livni has called for in recent weeks. At the same time the Palestinian Authority officials in Ramallah said Saturday that they were prepared to assume control over the Gaza Strip if Israel succeeds in overthrowing the Hamas The political and terrorism Hamas movement is to blame for all the Gaza suffering and the hostility initiations. * The Hamas and affiliated terrorist groups are provoking constantly the Israelis (military and civilians), with many human lives lost, score injured and material damages. What will happen if Taiwan will daily shell main China, or Canada will fire rockets into U.S., or Ireland firing mortars into England proper, or a from a former soviet republic making an terrorist attack in Russia proper? See as well the U.S. response of terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. * They (Hamas) have hijacked the statehood aspiration of the Palestinian to a separate state, as others groups and " friendly states" did many decades ago at the partition of Palestine in 1947-1948. * For peace you need at least to partners. You cannot make peace alone. Israel retired the military administration and the civilians / colons from the territory a few years ago, only to find out that a terrorist group will take charge. * The Israelis want peace and peace is mentioned everywhere in the Jewish culture and the Torah. More than 2,700+ years ago the Solomon Kingdom, was established on the most important passage from Asia to Africa, and between important empires. The area has seen constantly many conflicts, due to political and religious issues. * One has to understand the tendencies, the history, the customs of the Middle East, along with its long history, before expressing an opinion. * The international media is always bias about Israel. Many Institutions and HGO, as private citizens criticized international media outlets who were not giving sufficient voice to Israel's take on the fighting in Gaza. * The Palestinian has to emancipate them self and become a peaceful nation. If they need help, the can have the support of the Arab and Muslim World. The terrorist infrastructures (Hamas and Hezbollah) are placed in densely populated areas, with the precise aim of having the civilian as a shield. THEY ARMED FORCES ARE MANY TIMES UN-UNIFORMED AND CONSIDERED BY OTHER ORGANIZATION (U.N., UNRWA) AS CIVILIANS OR SYMPATHIZER. Simply, the civilians are hijacked as human shields for military operation, with the hope than the causalities (and possible disturbing images) will force the international opinion will side with them. *"Hamas operatives are in the hospital and have disguised themselves as nurses and doctors," *one official said. OC Military Intelligence Maj.-Gen. Amos Yadlin told the cabinet that Hamas was using mosques, public institutions and private homes as ammunition stores. * - They are signed agreement with the Hamas (and Hezbollah in Lebanon) not to introduce heavy weapon in Gaza, as missiles, rockets, with are used against the Israeli civilian in the areas adjacent to the enclave. * - Collective punishment of palestinienas! How we consider the state of affairs in all the cities and villages in Israel, close to the Gaza Enclave and in range of the Kassam and Grad rockets and missiles, with more than 1,000.000 Israelies living in fear and danger. * - The civilians and majority in Gaza or Lebanon are not only physically hijacked but also morally, cultural and are a target of a strong religious physiological warfare process: one can see how many suicidal volunteers are operating around the world, from Gaza, Lebanon, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and other places. * - Hamas and Hezbollah are simply proxy's asymmetrical military forces of Iran and other Arab/Muslim countries, who supply them with arms and financial help. Without this help (based indirectly by our addiction to oil), there will be no political, religious or military movement. * - The peace process is hijack by terrorists, political interest groups and countries (Iran, Libya, Syria, etc., etc.) education and a twisted version of religion beliefs. * - Israel tried with the Palestinians all the pacific gestures in the books: diplomacy, humanitarian operations, and freedom of administration, recognition, economic and cultural help, end even weapons and training. Nothing works, it seems. The terrorism is not defeated by acts of kindness or a pacific movement: this is not Gandhi pacific movement in India against the British Empire. * - The main Palestinian terrorism effort, spearheaded by Hamas and Hezbollah, is direct to Israeli civilians. The UN has NO WAY of knowing how many civilians were killed!!! The UN define civilian, a non uniformed terrorist firing rockets in jeans? Hamas's cynicism is manifest in its use of hospitals and mosques as centers of war, and in the fact that its gunmen are fighting out of uniform - determinedly blurring any distinction between combatant and civilian. * - Hamas terrorists don't always wear uniforms and some women are terrorists as well. Unless all the 60 are children under the age of 10 it is impossible to know. And no numbers released by Palestinian sources have ever been accurate. And their clans use times of turmoil to knock off their internal enemies. The world should not "buy" any of this. * - Israel does not target civilians! They are unwanted, a collateral damage, due to the (Hamas) terrorism form of urban and asymmetric fighting, for placing their operations in civilian areas. * - Hamas and Islamic Jihad, along with other terrorist entities, simply, plainly and with purpose hide behind a human shield (civilians). Some of the civilians did vote and collaborate with the Hamas "administration". Some other are simply forced and coerced by the domestic Hamas political, police, and domestic terrorism. IDF assessments are that Hamas has smuggled into Gaza a significant amount of anti-tank missiles, including Russian-made models. Officials said that Hamas was believed to still have thousands of Kassam rockets as well as a significant number of Grad-model Katyushas. "I never believed war was the best option...I'm the defense minister, not the war minister," he said. "As a fighter and commander I know personally what it feels like to lose a fellow combatant. I'm not trigger happy, maybe even the opposite." However, Barak added that although Israel was not interested in war, it had come to the conclusion that a military operation was necessary. "I want to make it clear that we did not set out on this military operation because of revenge or rage... The security establishment has been preparing for such an operation for many months," he said. In general all Western style civilization must strongly stand by Israel in this hour of fight against terrorism, from soft (MEDIA) wars, cyber terrorism, media terrorism, to suicide bombers, WDM, chemical, biological and even dirty nuclear bombs. Nothing is too much in order to get a good HUMINT and prevent attacks, to save lives at home and avoid civil order disruptions. Israel and its soldiers (IDF) are doing now what other countries should have done many decades ago: fight terrorism at home and abroad. Many lessons will be learned from the Israeli military and intelligence operations over the years, as now all airports security operations around the world are based on the Israeli style of security measures of the 60's, 70's and 80's and implementing the same philosophy. TODAY, GAZA AND AFGHANISTAN, ARE THE REAL FRONTS ON THE WAR ON TERROR AND ISLAMO-MUSLIM FUNDAMENTALISM, WHERE WESTERN CIVILIZATION IS FIGHTING FOR MODERNISM AND FREEDOM AGAINST A MIDDLE AGE THINKING, TERROR AND EXTREMISM. EDUCATION IN THE MUSLIM SOCIETY HAS TO CHANGE DRASTICALLY AND PROCLAIM LIFE AND NOT DEATH, INTRODUCE NEW CONCEPTS AND MODERNISM. Please comment without bias! *Hedi Enghelberg | http://www.ireport.com/docs/DOC-175255/#
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