Editorial Board

Israel's Justified Incursion

Rather than an all-out ground invasion, Israel's incursion into Gaza appears so far to be a moderate step, and it's a justified one.
A member of the Palestinian Red Crescent Society carries an injured child at a hospital in the southern Gaza Strip following an Israeli airstrike.

Israel may yet launch an all-out ground invasion of the Gaza Strip. So far, however, its incursion across the border appears not to be that, but rather a moderate step. And Israel is justified to take it, given Hamas's practice of sending death squads into Israel.

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