Gentle Rockets

I know, I know, it’s Al Jazeera, but you have to check out their analysis of Israel’s inexplicable decision to attack Gaza:

Some optimistic analysts described the withdrawal of 8000 Jewish settlers from the Strip as both a dramatic and important moment in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict that can bring more hope that some kind of solution might be reached between the two warring sides. But few days ago, Israel made it clear that it might reoccupy Gaza simply because some rockets fired from there landed in the Israeli town of Sderot.

Why would the townsfolk of Sderot spend the night huddling terrified in bomb shelters while rockets delicately fell from the sky like the first snowflakes of early winter?

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