Amidror: Order for Gaza ground incursion nearly given twice

ByJPOST.COM STAFF
November 24, 2012 18:05

National Security Council head Yaakov Amidror on Saturday revealed that the order to begin a ground incursion into Gaza was nearly given on two separate occasions during Operation Pillar of Defense.

In an interview on Channel 2's Meet The Press, Amidror said that ultimately it was decided that the IDF could achieve its objectives through other means.

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