Photo Gallery: Netanyahu's Dangerous Strategy
11/15/2012
With the offensive in the Gaza Strip, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyau...
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With the offensive in the Gaza Strip, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyau is seeking to score points ahead of national elections in January. But it is a dangerous maneuver because the skirmishes with Hamas could easily backfire by escalating into a new war that might lead to high casualties on the Israeli side and give a boost to more radical forces in the Palestinian territories.