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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
IDF Invades Gaza?
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
Earlier reports from Israel said IDF forces invaded the Strip — for the fourth time since Israel's 2008-09 Cast Lead aggression on Gaza.
According to the Times of Israel, the "IDF…mis(led) foreign media on (a) Gaza ground invasion," adding:
An initial pre-dawn Friday statement said "IDF air and ground troops are currently attacking in the Gaza Strip."
When asked for clarification, IDF spokesman Jonathan Conricus responded:
"Yes. As it's written in the statement. Indeed, ground forces are attacking in Gaza…(T)hey are in the Strip."
Some troops are "positioned in an enclave technically within Gaza territory," the Times of Israel reported, adding:
"(F)or all intents and purposes…such a placement does not reasonably represent a 'ground invasion.' &q
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