Originally Posted by mhgaffney
Israel fires missile into Syria -- and bombs Gaza
The attack on Gaza reportedly killed five Palestinians and wounded dozens.
According to this report - three of the dead were children who were playing football in a playground, which apparently was targeted.
This is not new. We have seen the deliberate targeting of children before.
The missile attack on Gaza is the first acknowledged attack on Syria by Israel since the 1973 Yom Kippur War. This is worrisome. Here is the story:
These attacks may point to a conscious decision by Bibi Netanyahu to escalate the stakes in the Mideast.
From what I've read, it appears that Hamas fired more than 100 rockets into Israel from Gaza prior to the retaliatory attack. In fact, they showed film of the rocket attack. If so, why would anybody be surprised at Israel's actions?