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Netanyahu: Israel Ready to React With ‘Great Force’ Against Islamists in Gaza


By Dan de Luce “CAESAREA, Israel — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told US Defence Secretary Robert Gates on Friday that Israel is ready to act with “great force” in response to a spate of rocket fire by Gaza militants and a deadly bus bombing in Jerusalem.

Israel had been ‘subjected to bouts of terror and rocket attacks,’ Netanyahu told reporters before going into a meeting with Gates.

‘We stand ready to act with great force and great determination to put a stop to it,’ he added, with police saying Israel had not been hit by any projectiles Friday morning.

Netanyahu said he had received a ‘very warm’ telephone call from US President Barack Obama on Thursday expressing his condolences after the latest flare-up in violence.

‘Any civilised society will not tolerate such wanton attacks on its civilians,’ he said.”  Read more.

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