Skip to comments.Israel Sends Hamas 36-Hour Ultimatum
Posted on 11/19/2012 12:11:58 AM PST by bruinbirdman
Diplomatic message to Egypt: Hamas terrorism must cease by Tuesday evening or we step up attack.
Israel has delivered an ultimatum to Hamas through Egypt, according to which the IDF will widen its offensive in Gaza in 36 hours unless Hamas ceases firing rockets and smuggling arms into Gaza, IDF Radio reported Monday morning.
Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz told the station that the time left before Israel steps up its attack can be measured in "hours, not days."
"We are at a junction," he said. "Either we go toward a calm or toward a meaningful widening of the operation including a possible move to achieve complete military decision."
Tank soldier in prayer.
There are ongoing contacts between Israel and Hamas through intermediaries, IDF Radio said, but the gaps between the sides are still very large. According to reports in Cairo, Hamas demands a complete removal of the blockade on Gaza, an IDF commitment to stop crossing the security fence into Gaza and a cessation of targeted killings.
Israel, for its part, demands that Hamas cease firing rockets into Israel for a period of "several years" and a cessation of arms smuggling into Gaza. Israel agrees to Hamas's demand that the Rafiah crossing into Egypt be opened, but refuses to open crossings into Israel.
Hamas official Moussa Abu Marzuk said that Hamas will not agree to Israel's demands for a "security belt" on Gaza's eastern side, and a cessation of smuggling through the tunnels.
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Do we have a Praetorian guard with allegiance to the country rather than the emperor?
It is getting surreal. I woke up to a CBS affiliate radio station today. Their lead story was “Israel Continues to Pound Gaza”. Nothing about the rockets being shot at Israel.
I see no value in these “news” stations anymore.
Not surprised. As we come closer to the end of the age, it will become more so.
That was Sharon’s idea: They moved out thousands of Israelis living there and bought their houses, then knocked the houses down. He said at the time it was an effort worth trying-—give the Gazas a chance to prove they could handle it. (Everyone can see now the Gaza/Palis are a useless pile of stuff.) He’s still alive, I guess, and I hope someone whispered in his ear that it didn’t work out——just before the grunts step off to clean it out again.
“Do we have a Praetorian guard with allegiance to the country rather than the emperor?”
Depends whether you are speaking of the military, Homeland Security, CIA, BATF, .....
Forgot the FBI
What face? Is there honestly any foreign nation that didn’t have Obama’s number on January 21st, 2009?
Look at how he sold out that physician and our Seal team members involved in the Osama Bin Laden affair, by opening his yap, when he should have kept it zipped.
To this day I still find it freaky the idea we could have a president with a name so close to Osama.
Israel, Britain, Europe, the U.N., China, Russia, the Arab nations, the Muslim Brotherhood... they’ve all got this guy’s number. He’ll never be able to save face with them.
They show him respect for their own advantage, and that’s about it. Inside, they all know he’s a world class buffoon.
This guy has all but destroyed the ability for any foreign nation to respect us any longer.
Saving face? As if...
Odumbo has his behind covered he is out of the country and is in Asia. he can claim that he did receive a daily briefing while he was in Cambodia, Burma, Thailand and wherever else he has to go to hide some more money. See my brother muslims i was not available, but you have my permission to use the WMD that we smuggled to Syria.
Unfortunately, the MSM are now part of the anti-Christian machine.
Satan is now ruling them through his proxy.
This Marine wouldnt go!
When you issue public ultimatums it’s not because you want to make a deal.
The Praetorian's were neither.
long? or otoh, why go the measured tit for tat graduated resonse way. Give em a couple of days before its burned to the ground. nuff said. Israel doesn’t have time or resources to trade crap rockets and worthless human waves for Israelis. You better believe Hezbolah and the rest of Islam is gearing up and kinds of terrorist and media plans.
Nuke first Nuke big before they nuke you Israel.
Don’t put it past odumbi to turn a blind eye to Pakistan shipping nukes to the Molsum Brohood in Egypt, or Turkey for that matter.
“Israel Sends Hamas 36-Hour Ultimatum”
36 hours or else...we’ll give you another 36 hour ultimatum.
Come on already . Just toast those tards so we can move on.
“No unfortunately your President is Barack Obama unless you are an Israeli FREEPING from Israel...lol.”
What self respecting American wants to claim his president is Obama???
“Obama will stop Israel even if he must send in Marines to guard and protect Gaza.”
This doesn’t make sense.
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