Resistance fighters successfully ambushed IDF soldiers attempting an incursion into Gaza. Two Palestinians also dies. Israel has now lost four soldiers in the Gaza border zone. Israeli tanks withdrew from the strip this morning (five tanks and two bulldozers), but Gaza residents expect israel to commit more massacres in retaliation as helicopters and unmanned drones buzz overhead.
Now, as Netanyahu debates how he should respond to American pressure regarding construction in East Jerusalem and the future of the settlements, he will, for the first time, have to face an urgent security problem: Four Israeli fatalities along the Gaza border in less than a week.
The last thing Netanyahu needs right now is a war in Gaza. more