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Map of Israel, the Palestinian territories (We...

Map of Israel, the Palestinian territories (West Bank and Gaza Strip), the Golan Heights, and portions of neighbouring countries. Also United Nations deployment areas in countries adjoining Israel or Israeli-held territory, as of January 2004. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Current attempts by allies to avert a land invasion will fail.

Goal is to severely damage Hamas and their allies attempts to launch long-range rockets into Israeli territory.