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Hamas Leader Dares Israel to Invade Amid Gaza Airstrikes
New York Times ^ | November 19, 2012 | By FARES AKRAM, JODI RUDOREN and ALAN COWELL

Posted on 11/19/2012 1:22:38 PM PST by lbryce

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Reading the opening paragraphs to the story, it simply boggles the mind, in the sense in which Meshal. the Hamas leader is so deluded, so convoluted, goading,antagonizing Israel to invade, attack as if it were simply a matter of two bullies daring each other in the school yard, the worst outcome might be a bloody nose. Yet he takes brinkmanship beyond suicidal, daring one of the best, well-equipped armies to blow things up to Kingdom Come. Let them. I wonder, if Meshal survives, probably now will, with Hamas begging for a ceasefire, if he ever dares Israel to ever invade again.
1 posted on 11/19/2012 1:22:48 PM PST by lbryce
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To: lbryce

Where’s Baghdad Bob when you need him?


2 posted on 11/19/2012 1:26:31 PM PST by rfp1234 (Arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon.)
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To: lbryce

Ahhhh,,, the frustrated remarks of a man with no Air Force of his own. Helpless feeling, no?


3 posted on 11/19/2012 1:28:02 PM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: lbryce

The link now goes to a story about a family being killed by Israel


4 posted on 11/19/2012 1:29:35 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: DesertRhino

Why are there no war games, as far as I can tell, about the Korean war?


5 posted on 11/19/2012 1:36:29 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: lbryce

lead with flame thrower tanks


6 posted on 11/19/2012 1:37:49 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: DesertRhino
Ahhhh,,, the frustrated remarks of a man with no Air Force of his own. Helpless feeling, no?

Aw, that's just too perfect! Remember the hot new industry in Egypt after the '67 War? (Backup lights for Egyptian tanks.) Wonder what it will be for Hamas?

7 posted on 11/19/2012 1:46:21 PM PST by econjack (Some people are as dumb as soup.)
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To: rfp1234
yep sand man insane and old bob were telling the world all about how powerful they were. It took us awhile to assemble the manpower and logistical support necessary to stomp them into the sand and they talked crap all the time we were getting ready. Where are then now??????
8 posted on 11/19/2012 1:46:49 PM PST by oldenuff2no
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To: lbryce

Why invade??? Don’t take the bait. Keep bombing. The air force needs the target practice.


9 posted on 11/19/2012 1:56:12 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

He would have double dog dared the Israelis but Muslims aren’t keen on dogs.


10 posted on 11/19/2012 2:01:58 PM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: lbryce

Khaled Meshal,...Israel will answer with a drone strike taking out Khaled Meshal,.....with “we don’t have to” painted on the side of it


11 posted on 11/19/2012 2:16:28 PM PST by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: massgopguy

They probably aren’t keen on Wag the Dog either.


12 posted on 11/19/2012 2:30:01 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: lbryce
Isn't this like the guy with the knife daring the guy with the gun to shoot him in the "bringing a knife to a gun fight" scenario?

Muslims are soooooooo dumb.

13 posted on 11/19/2012 2:31:57 PM PST by HeartlandOfAmerica ("We have prepared for the unbeliever, whips and chains and blazing fires!" Koran Sura 76:4)
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To: lbryce
...the Hamas leader is so deluded, so convoluted, goading,antagonizing Israel to invade, attack as if it were simply a matter of two bullies daring each other in the school yard, the worst outcome might be a bloody nose. Yet he takes brinkmanship beyond suicidal, ...

Kinda makes ya wonder why!

14 posted on 11/19/2012 2:41:25 PM PST by zzeeman ("We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality.")
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To: lbryce
Come back and fight like a man...........


15 posted on 11/19/2012 2:46:07 PM PST by OB1kNOb (On November 6th freedom was given the death penalty in America.)
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To: lbryce

There is no such thing as an innocent civilian Palestinian. They are ALL either fighters or supporters of the terrorists.


16 posted on 11/19/2012 2:47:04 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Why is the government more concerned about protecting a microbe on Mars than an unborn baby here?)
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To: lbryce

Don’t worry ... if Israel invades, this Khaled Messhole character will escape ... dying is for peons.


17 posted on 11/19/2012 2:48:23 PM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: lbryce

......a total of 102 people had been killed.....

That is far short of the 102,000 necessary to resolve the issue and get Hamas’s attention


18 posted on 11/19/2012 2:51:27 PM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: massgopguy
He would have double dog dared the Israelis but Muslims aren’t keen on dogs.

According to muslim 0bama, dog is a bit tough........

“With Lolo, I learned how to eat small green chill peppers raw with dinner (plenty of rice), and, away from the dinner table, I was introduced to dog meat (tough), snake meat (tougher), and roasted grasshopper (crunchy). Like many Indonesians, Lolo followed a brand of Islam that could make room for the remnants of more ancient animist and Hindu faiths. He explained that a man took on the powers of whatever he ate: One day soon, he promised, he would bring home a piece of tiger meat for us to share.”

This passage explains a lot. It appears 0bama must have ate a lot of meat from retarded donkeys........because he took on the powers of a jackass.

I think it also sums up Hamas pretty good too.

19 posted on 11/19/2012 3:02:13 PM PST by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded.)
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To: lbryce
careful what you wish for there goathumper, ya just might get it...
20 posted on 11/19/2012 3:06:55 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: lbryce

I so wish Israel would take them up on the bet...not the invasion,,but just blast the place into oblivion.


21 posted on 11/19/2012 3:09:44 PM PST by austinaero
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To: lbryce

I would not invade at this time.

I’d use the IDF to create a WIDE buffer zone between Sinai and Gaza....then ANNEX the buffer zone.

Then kill the power to Gaza until at least until 90 days passes without the Gazans launching a single missile.
Every time even a single missile is launched then another 90 days. After the third 90 day shutdown announce that another missile launch will result in Israel permanently pulling down the power lines that go to Gaza.

It’s an interesting thing to note that since Israel is now in full on war mobilization mode with bomb shelters readied and the civilians and reserves prepared.. it’s a great time to hit Iran.

Israel has a reserve army that cannot be pulled away from their lives too often or for too long at a time. This means Israel must always take care of business quickly when the reserves are called....so the urge is to take out Gaza, Hez in Lebanon, Egypt and Iran while the IDF is mobilized...perhaps lay some hurt on Syria as well if they act up.

And please, this time ANNEX the northern half of the Sinai!
Bargain away the southern half if you must but never let Egypt close to the current border again.


22 posted on 11/19/2012 3:12:56 PM PST by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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To: Repeat Offender
He explained that a man took on the powers of whatever he ate

Now I understand why Zero acts like such a huge dick.

23 posted on 11/19/2012 3:15:47 PM PST by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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To: econjack

you forgot the new tank transmissions with 6 gears. one for forward five for reverse


24 posted on 11/19/2012 3:17:15 PM PST by lbryce (BHO:"Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds by way Oppenheiner at Trinity NM)
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To: lbryce

We are seeing, yet again, the stupidity of relinquishing control of the Gaza strip to a terrorist organization. Attacks from the West bank are next and then the Golan Heights. Who’s dumb idea was that again?


25 posted on 11/19/2012 3:21:04 PM PST by boatbums (God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to Him.)
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To: boatbums

They are there even if part of Israel. If not part of Israel, they can be killed.

Periodic killing is necessary to control.


26 posted on 11/19/2012 3:24:42 PM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: DesertRhino

TITLE: DOUHET: STILL RELEVANT TODAY
I. Theme: The Italian Giulio Douhet was the first to
envision the true potential of air power. His book, The
Command of the Air, presents an airpower doctrine based on
the premise that armies and navies alone can no longer win
wars.

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/library/report/1991/WGC.htm


27 posted on 11/19/2012 3:25:30 PM PST by Portcall24
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To: lbryce
“Mother of all battles”... “their souls will burn”... we have heard it all before. Hey Israel... just kill muslims until the problems stop.

GOD bless Israel and save America.

LLS

28 posted on 11/19/2012 3:34:47 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (I AM JOHN GALT)
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To: LibLieSlayer

They are firing more advanced rockets. They have anti tank weapons.

Find this Meshal and snuff him.


29 posted on 11/19/2012 3:38:35 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz (George W. Bush is the Emmanuel Goldsten of the modern era.)
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To: bert
They are there even if part of Israel.

I know that terrorists infiltrate every part of Israel, but by letting the Gaza Strip go to the Palies and their election of Hamas, the terrorists then are able to build up tunnels and set up rocket launchers in order to attack Israel right at the border. According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaza_Strip:

    Israel captured and occupied the Gaza Strip in the Six-Day War in 1967. Pursuant to the Oslo Accords signed in 1993, the Palestinian Authority became the administrative body that governed Palestinian population centres. Israel maintained control of the airspace, territorial waters and border crossings apart from the land border with Egypt. Israel unilaterally disengaged from Gaza in 2005.

    The Gaza Strip forms part of the Palestinian territories. Since July 2007, following the 2006 Palestinian legislative election and the following the Battle of Gaza, Hamas has functioned as the de facto ruler in the Gaza Strip, forming an alternative Hamas Government in Gaza.

And for the Oslo Accords that essentially made Israel give up their strategic southwestern flank, we can thank:


30 posted on 11/19/2012 3:39:38 PM PST by boatbums (God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to Him.)
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To: lbryce

God, ragheads are stupid.

Go in there and wipe them out, Israel, dear friends. It is the ONLY way their minds can be changed.


31 posted on 11/19/2012 3:39:38 PM PST by LibWhacker
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To: Bobalu

Now that’s funny.


32 posted on 11/19/2012 3:40:28 PM PST by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded.)
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To: lbryce

It would be nice to see the cockroaches eliminated, but Israelis have more compassion than I.


33 posted on 11/19/2012 3:50:28 PM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Nachum; Ernest_at_the_Beach; lbryce

It’s the lead story on Fox News.


34 posted on 11/19/2012 4:06:47 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: lbryce
New York times slant:

"the Israeli military conducted a new wave of deadly airstrikes on the besieged Palestinian enclave"

They seem to forget the hundreds of missiles being fired out of Gaza into Israel that kicked this whole thing off. but that is not surprizing, the NYT respresents one of the chief progressive/leftist/islamic abetting propoganda ministries in the country.

And the Hamas leader is a blow hard. Notice where he is. He's in Cairo, he sure isn't with his "peeps." He wants Israel to invide because he thinks he will have more luck trying to get Egypt, Iran and ultimately the Saudis to intercede against Israel...that's what he and all of the fundi Islamics really want.

Sharia Law and Fundamental Islam must be eradicated from the Earth

35 posted on 11/19/2012 4:09:10 PM PST by Jeff Head
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To: Nachum; Ernest_at_the_Beach; KC_Lion; lbryce

Fox reporter in Israel, (David Lee Miller) just reported, Israel just hit a bank in Gaza!!


36 posted on 11/19/2012 4:10:15 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: lbryce

Build up in the North
Swing around to both flanks
By land from the East
By sea from the West
Join hands in the South
To cut off supplies
And you’re winning the six-hour war
Voila!


37 posted on 11/19/2012 4:21:22 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: DesertRhino

I have no airforce of my own. Somehow, I manage to cope.


38 posted on 11/19/2012 4:22:36 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: lbryce
This might explain why Hamas wins in either victory or defeat. Sad, but something to think about. A long, but good read.

Obama's Gaza War
39 posted on 11/19/2012 4:29:51 PM PST by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media. GOTV<GOTF)
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To: onyx
BOOM! That's a Kill Shot!


40 posted on 11/19/2012 5:07:06 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

“We will make this the burial ground of the- hey, what’s that whistling noise?” [ka-boom!]

Thanks lbryce.


41 posted on 11/19/2012 5:19:24 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: KC_Lion

Wow look at that dog run...


42 posted on 11/19/2012 5:24:02 PM PST by Freedom_Fighter_2001
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Hamas Leader Dares Israel to Invade Amid Gaza Airstrikes,


43 posted on 11/19/2012 5:53:08 PM PST by Carry_Okie (The Slave Party: advancing indenture since 1787.)
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To: lbryce

Diaperheads are all hat and no camel.


44 posted on 11/19/2012 6:21:15 PM PST by crosshairs (Hurricane Barry is 1000 times more destructive than Hurricane Sandy.)
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Dear Hamas Leader.....

Be careful what you wish for!

KA-BOOM!


45 posted on 11/19/2012 7:31:52 PM PST by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: OB1kNOb

I knew I’d find a black knight picture somewhere in this thread.


46 posted on 11/19/2012 7:58:32 PM PST by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: lbryce

If Israel invades, they risk a regional or world wide war.

That is what Hamas wants.

They are thinking long term. Gaza becomes a smoking hole, but all the islamic world goes out to war, they view it as a win.

In short, Israel has to be very careful in their next move. Egypt and the new Muslim Brotherhood government may just try to intervene this time.


47 posted on 11/19/2012 8:21:56 PM PST by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: lbryce
Surgically take just HIM out. The IDF has capabilities to do these things very skillfully. Oh,just before the bombs hit, he will turn Nixonian perhaps. "For gentlemen, this will be my LAST press conference. Just think how much you will be missing me. You won't have Khaled Meshal to kick around anymore..."

48 posted on 11/19/2012 9:13:12 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (*Too many* damned conservatives in the GOP primaries split the vote for Romney. We are SO retarded!)
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To: LibWhacker
It is the ONLY way their minds can be changed.

Changed to "Off" maybe.

But that'll work.

49 posted on 11/19/2012 9:24:07 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month)
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To: HeartlandOfAmerica

Or like that knight in Monty Python who kept up his challenges even after all his appendages were chopped off;)


50 posted on 11/19/2012 9:48:21 PM PST by Frank_2001
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