Gazans need to choose peace over extremism

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Author(s) Shai Hermesh
Source The Guardian
Date January 6, 2009
Quotes-start.png "It is important to remember that the operation taking place in Gaza is not aimed at the Palestinian population with whom we have had close relations in the past, nor is it a punitive act. The operation seeks to restore calm and stability to a region that lacks both due to Hamas's acts. Peace is a mutual interest. The Palestinians chose to elect an extremist group that has inflamed hatred and suffering instead of investing in education and reducing poverty." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Israel was right to attack Gaza on the topic Gaza War.