A new poll has shown that a majority of Israelis 54 percent would have favored continuing with
ZOA National President Morton A. Klein said, This poll shows that the ZOA was far from being alone in asserting at the time of the passage of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1860 that an important opportunity to improve Israels security predicament and re-establish a firmer deterrent posture had been lost. We also argued during the hostilities that not only was Israel well within its rights to seek to end Hamas murderous attacks, but that Israels legitimate goal should be the defeat of Hamas and the containment of its threat to an expanding portion of southern Israel, which would require at least two things: retaking the Philadelphi Corridor along the Gaza-Egyptian border and removing Hamas from northern Gaza.
Reasserting control of Gaza’s southern border with Egypt the relinquishment of which was much criticized by Maj.-Gen. Dror Almog, former head of the Israel Defense Forces Southern Command would permit Israel to drastically curtail the smuggling of offensive weaponry into Gaza. Reasserting control over northern parts of
We believe and we see that most Israelis seem to share our view that the