[Marxism] Hamas is hoping for an IDF ground operation

Bhaskar Sunkara bhaskar.sunkara at gmail.com
Tue Dec 30 13:30:06 MST 2008


Sort of like the Irish situation I guess--- they couldnt win or be crushed
militarily so eventually they had to shift tactics.

On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 3:03 PM, nada <dwaltersMIA at gmail.com> wrote:

> Bhaskar, thank you for your comments. I agree. But there really is no
> 'end game' in this. The masses are already radicalized. How much more is
> necessary and what good would it due? There doesn't appear to be a
> strategy. Hamas, in a general response to Israeli embargo...were talking
> an ARMED embargo here...and deterioration of Gaza's living
> standards...fires these stupid rockets into what they now are civilian
> areas of Israel. This of course provokes the IDF to kill dozens, now
> hundreds, of civilians. Again, I seen no end game. IDF is organized in
> nice little pockets within RPG range of Gaza but they instead shoot
> their rockets into towns 20 miles away. I just don't get it. It's very
> frustrating. There is no end game here.
>
> David
>
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