Analysis: Relief at Gaza ceasefire can't mask its frailty




 
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Analysis: Relief at Gaza ceasefire can't mask its frailty
 
November 22nd, 2012  
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Topic: Analysis: Relief at Gaza ceasefire can't mask its frailty


Analysis: Relief at Gaza ceasefire can't mask its frailty
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Triumphal Hamas celebrated a "victory" in their Gaza stronghold on Wednesday after a truce was declared with Israel, where a sober reckoning of how the next round may go underscored the total lack of trust between the two foes. Palestinians and Israelis alike were relieved that their eight-day conflict had come to an end without a bloody invasion of the Gaza Strip. But on both sides there was a foreboding that their ceasefire might not last very long. "We are sceptical," said a senior Israeli government official, who declined to be named. ...

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