"Why did Israel stop the worlds 4th largest army?
by Divining the News (DTN)
A/ It was bad for business. Bad for world jewry’s business too.
B/ There would have been more Israeli casualties. Hamas started using Anti Tank weapons.
C/ Not for the Israeli public who were geared for slaughter.
D/ There was the prospect for world war. Russian warships deployed to Syria in the middle of the conflict.
E/ The prospect of losing Jordan and Egypt through their regime’s hold becoming untenable.
F/ No American support? The Americans were not at the Sharm Summit, and there was the public spat of Olmert calling Bush.
It would be nice to think of Gaza heralding the end of Israel warring. But world jewry with Israel will perpetuate the hate of an outsider. Currently Iran. Just the way it used to be for the communists. If we no longer had to hate an outsider we would be questioning our own lords and masters.
What bogeyman to demonise will Obama be presented with? Bin Laden and Saddam are forgotten. Will a rogue group present us with a 9/11 or a Mumbai, and will they do it real soon? Today? This week? Got to keep the tempo up. It won’t wash.
Also read (same author and source):
We cannot stop the growing wars
No matter how many do gooders blog, demonstrate and vote it won’t stop the US, Israel and the UK having a big war.
We are absolutely powerless. How many soldiers in the current conflicts do not feel they are on a righteous cause? Many. It makes no difference.
It is also difficult to prepare against WMDs chemical etc.
The collapse of our system is a mystery to all. All our energies are attended on fixing the lending institutions. Yet there existence is probably the problem.
Any hope would be in devising a new system. And no one is up for that. The future is about grabbing resources. And making people behave as some powerful people wish.
Only when damage is done will there be hope of a new inspiring leader. Now he or she will be shot down.
Us little subjects really are pions. Only people grouped together, armed and in a chain of command can do anything. As unpopular as Bush proved to be, he was never challenged.
And when our hidden leaders start the war, no one will be able to stop it. At least not until there has been damage."