While there are those such as JoeSettler who think we are not at the brink of war -- and bring as proof that the Israeli government is mulling over the stationing of international troops in Gaza to protect Israel...if you ask any kid in Sederot if there's a war going on or not, they will say absolutely.
Just because Israel refuses to take serious action against Gaza, and tycoon-billionarie Arkaday Gaydamak is doing more for the people of Sederot than the Israeli government, does not mean we are not at war.
This past summer, the government refused to declare 'war', yet everyone knew we were at war -- They kept referring to it as "fighting in the North."
So, why is this war? If it looks like war, smells like war...then we're on the brink.
Special HomeFront situation declared
Defense Minister Amir Peretz on Sunday declared a "special Home Front situation" as
Qassam rockets continued to fall in southern Israel and in light of the estimation that the situation would continue for many days.
At least 125 Qassam rockets have landed in the western Negev in the past five days, the IDF reported.
Five rockets land in wetsern Negev on Sunday morning; one hits empty house, seven people suffer from shock. On Saturday night, IAF attacks Qassam launching cell, car carrying Hamas members and rocket-manufacturing facility.
Female suicide bombers 'eagerly await' IDF soldiers
Islamic Jihad warns Israel of 'surprises' should IDF invade Gaza Strip; dozens of female suicide bombers eager to blow themselves up, take soldiers with them
The correct answer is, "The Winograd Report"
Israel's politicians are scared into paralysis of any serious military action -- and are afraid of getting blamed by a future Winograd Report.
So while children in Sederot continue to sleep in bomb shelters, Israel's government sticks its head in the sand and hopes this problem will go away.
Muqata Prediction: Israel will be dragged into this war kicking and screaming...and it's only a matter of days.
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