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Why does the media never ask what sort of rockets they are?
The weapons, often generically referred to as Qassams, were initially crude and short-range, mainly affecting Sderot and other communities bordering the Gaza Strip. However, in 2006 more sophisticated rockets began to be deployed, reaching the larger coastal city of Ashkelon, and by early 2009 major cities Ashdod and Beersheba had been hit by Katyusha, WS-1B and Grad rockets. In 2012, Jerusalem and Israel's commercial center Tel Aviv were targeted with locally made "M-75" and Iranian Fajr-5 rockets, respectively, and in July 2014, the northern city of Haifa was targeted for the first time. A few projectiles have contained white phosphorus.
Attacks have been carried out by all Palestinian armed groups, and, prior to the 2008–2009 Gaza War, were consistently supported by most Palestinians, although the stated goals have been mixed. The attacks, widely condemned for targeting civilians, have been described as terrorism by United Nations, European Union and Israeli officials, and are defined as war crimes by human rights groups Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch. Indiscriminate attacks on civilians and civilian structures that do not discriminate between civilians and military targets are illegal under international law.
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originally posted by: RalagaNarHallas
a reply to: learnatic
www.abovetopsecret.com... this will answer your questions on what kind type and scope of rockets wrabbit did a pretty good job on it and its sourced so that may help you
originally posted by: DJW001
a reply to: sosobad
But your original point made it seem like anyone speaking out against Israel is anti-Semitic, those in the article you posted obviously have an agenda but not everyone that speaks out does.
Of course it is possible to denounce Israel's policies and actions without being Anti-Semitic. Conversely, there are Anti-Semites who support Israel because they believe it is a prerequisite for the Second Coming. To keep the discussion on track: I am curious as to what the series of rhetorical questions in the OP was designed to elicit, and what you meant by a "house of cards?"
What do Semites have to do with a State built for a religion ?
And a good question would be, why do you support them , are you convinced something good comes from any of this ?