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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is calling his eight-day assault on Gaza a stellar success, as a fragile but welcome ceasefire takes hold. He claimed credit for inflicting a ?heavy blow? on Hamas and exacting a ?heavy price? for its rocket attacks. Yet while there is no denying Israel?s tactical gains, much less its basic right to defend itself, it?s hard to see this as a strategic victory. It?s even harder to see this shaky truce as enough.read whole story