"The rocket fell near a school shortly after 7:00 p.m., causing damage to theInstead of commencing an unrelenting campaign to kill every last terrorist and PA official, Israel has instead decided to respond in the same manner that they do after every incident. Lots of rhetoric and zero action. INN reports:
building. There were no reports of casualties. IDF sources said that an initial
investigation shows the rocket to have been fired from 9.5 kilometers away,
which is still within the range of known Kassam rockets held by PA terrorists.
The Hamas organization, legislative head of the Palestinian Authority, claimed
responsibility for the attack. Prime Minister Ehud Olmert called the rocket
attack on Ashkelon "an unprecedented escalation."
"He insisted, however, that "we will continue to act with the minimum of harm to
uninvolved civilians." Israel Police Southern District Commander Uri Bar-Lev
said that, unfortunately, the police department is well-tested in handling the
aftermath of Kassam rocket attacks. "We will do everything to save lives as fast
as possible. This is not the first terrorist attack. We are continuing to live
as we have until now; we recognize this threat and we will continue our normal
Just like Israel refrained from giving the PA an ultimatum for the kidnapping, they are refraining from taking back the Gaza at theri own peril.
This is what happens when a country is overrun by liberalism. The leftist Israeli Gov't is focused more on expelling their own heroes and terror victims from Judea and Samaria than fighting terror. They have learned absolutely nothing from the results of their immoral deportation of Israelis from Gaza that is plaguing them now.
Read the full article here.
Update: Israel strikes back by attacking empty Hamas buildings. Al Reuters reports:
"Six missiles struck the camp, which the witnesses said had been abandoned
by Hamas militants who had feared it would be attacked."
Notice that they never wind up killing a single terrorist during these raids? Yep, they actually inform them ahead of time to clear the building!! Israel will not be able to survive much longer if they don't implement democratic reforms and allow a right wing movement and dissent.