Advice to Israel [Updated With Videos]

The Jerusalem Post has live updates on the Palestinians’ invasion of Israel. It is worth checking back frequently.

When a country is attacked, the only appropriate course is to respond with massively disproportionate force, as we did against the Japanese in World War II. Israel should treat Gaza as the Allies treated Dresden and other German and Japanese cities to end that war. Israel made a mistake in withdrawing from Gaza, and Gaza has been a thorn in its side ever since. This should be the last time.

In fighting this war, the Israelis should not distinguish between Hamas and non-Hamas, any more than we distinguished between members of the Nazi Party and non-members when we crushed Germany. And I don’t want to hear one goddam word about civilian casualties. Civilian casualties are what happen when you start a war.

The Palestinians started it, Israel should end it. Quickly, with overwhelming force that ensures nothing similar will happen again.

UPDATE: Twitter has its faults, but it remains the place for breaking news. Footage from the front:

Palestinian attack on a kibbutz described here. It appears that the Palestinians are taking a considerable number of hostages.

MORE: This is good news: “Israeli Navy kills dozens of terrorists trying to invade Israel via the sea.”

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