ISRAEL: Terror in Gaza

Among those who did not cheer four years ago when Israeli troops swept into the Gaza Strip was Defense Minister Moshe Dayan. "Gaza is more of a problem than a gift," said Dayan of the former Egyptian occupied territory, which stretches along the Mediterranean south and west of Israel. Events since then have proved him right. Israel connected Gaza to its electric grid, drummed up potential business and even encouraged tourism to aid the territory. But Gaza's 390,000 residents were—and still are—unremittingly hostile. So far this year seven Israelis and 206 Arabs...

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