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IDF Chief Benny Gantz: ‘We need to retake Gaza’


From United With Israel, 03/20/14 –

In light of last week’s hostilities with Islamic Jihad, IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz lays down the gauntlet.

During a presentation on Wednesday to a high school in Gan Yavne in southern Israel, IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz was alarmingly candid.

“If we want to make sure that nothing will come from there, we need to retake Gaza,” he asserted.

Asked why IDF forces had not already done so, he said: “The decision to ‘sleep on it’ is a strategic move.”

His is the latest voice in a chorus of cries from the Israeli leadership that the time has come to act decisively.

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The God of my strength, in whom I will trust; my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold and my refuge; my Savior, You save me from violence.” 2 Sam 22:3


From JNNNEWS.com, by Barry Segal,  March 9th 2013 –

NETANYAHU TO ANNOUNCE A MAJORITY COALITION BY NEXT WEEK: The Likud Beytenu is close to signing a coalition agreement with the Yesh Atid party, sources in both parties confirmed Friday. Yesh Atid chairman, Yair Lapid, has agreed to give up his demand to be appointed to the position of Foreign Minister, which PM Binyamin Netanyahu is saving for Yisrael Beytenu chairman, Avigdor Lieberman, until the end of his trial.

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