After eight days of bombing a captive population of Gazan Palestinians, Israeli tanks are now rolling into Gaza with little hope of any political or military victory. Seemingly happy to kill hundreds of innocents in a vain attempt to capture and/or kill a number of the Hamas leadership, Israel’s policy can only backfire both within the Occupied Territories and throughout the international community. Yet the real victims are the hundreds of Palestinians killed by this disgraceful policy. A full scale land invasion of a contained population can only result in horrific tragedy, and now the world waits to see the extent of this. My thoughts are with the Palestinian people.