Originally Posted by mnchiefsguy
Then Hamas being eliminated is good for the peace process, no?
Bush pushed for elections and Hamas was elected.
I read the leader was calling for a truce and then things escalated with him being killed by the Israeli's. Speculation is are two that I've read: Bibi is doing it for his reelection and/or he is doing it because Obama was going to negotiate with Iran. ( Haaretz) This will prevent the latter. The man represents the extremists on the Israeli side of that conflict.
“Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the Government’s purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.” — James Madison