The finality with a ceasefire of the operation organized against Gaza by Israel which lasted for 8 days, divided Israel. While the Prime Minister Netanyahu claimed the ceasefire as his own success, Israeli press announced Hamas as victor.
Bombarding the Gaza Stripe for 8 days from air and sea with the operation of "Pillar of Defense", Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu tries to show the "ceasefire with Hamas” as his most significant success of his political career. On the other hand, the Israeli press, has a very different opinion from his. On the news which took place on Israeli press, it was announced as the victors of the 8 days lasting war; Hamas and Egyptian Republic President Muhammed Mursi.
Jerusalem Post newspaper, reclaiming the personel victory announcement of Netanyahu on the ceasefire, has criticized harshly to the prime minister; "Israel won a was because it had a very bright Prime Minister. So, the people must vote him in the elections of 22 january. Military operation is finished, now the election war began ".
'MURSI REGIONAL LEADER'
One of the columnists of the opposing newspaper Haaretz, Anschel Pfeffer, has reported that the winner of the last operation carried out over Gaza, was Egypt’s President of Republic Muhammed Mursi. Pfeffer, "When a member of Muslim Brothers was elected, Egypt’s
westerner allies approached it with suspicion. Nevertheless, Mursi has shown that he will have an important role in the region as a politician from now on, with his performance on solving this crisis " .
'OBAMA CALLED FOR 3 TIMES A DAY'
The columnist of Haaretz, Pfeffer, has given this example to the raise of Mursi as "a regional leader” that Obama has called him for 3 times within a day. Pfeffer, has expressed that the Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman who is a pro-rigor, had to thank Mursi for his contributions to the "ceasefire”.
'IT CONFLICTED WITH ISRAIL UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE'
Israeli press, has reported that despite Gaza was bombarded by air and sea, Hamas administration had survived, the ceasefire acquired, and achieved to send missiles to Israeli lands, and by making the moderation of embargo item to the "ceasefire” achieved an important success.
'HAMAS IS A POLITICAL ACTOR IN THE MIDDLE EAST'
Haaretz newspaper, has pointed out that the biggest success of Hamas was to shoot Tel Aviv and Jerusalem with missiles.
It was stated that, with this conflict, Hamas strengthened its position as the new answerer of Israel in the parleys and proved to be a new actor in the Middle East.
'ABBAS HAS BEEN IGNORED FOR YEARS'
Shimon Schiffer of Jedioth Ahronot newspaper has claimed that the Prime Minister of Israel Binyamin Netanyahu has always ignored strong leaders of Palestine such as Mahmud Abbas during his government and it favored Hamas.
Schiffer defended the opinion that Netanyahu had played an important role in bringing Hamas as a political figure in Middle East.