Ashkelon and the Eshkol Region are easy targets for the Arab terrorists in Gaza. It's one of the reasons that Israel must prevent more weapons and terrorists from reaching Gaza.
The Israel Government, like all governments in the world, has an obligation to do anything and everything to protect its citizens.
I have no doubt that the Arab terrorists who are attacking Israel are connected to Bin Laden's terrorist organization. MEMRI.
Those Arab terrorists who want to destroy Israel endanger the entire world!
Since the release of Palestinian prisoners in exchange for the Israeli hostage Gilad Shalit, Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas has repeatedly honored and glorified the released prisoners.
On the day of their release, Abbas greeted each one at a general ceremony in Ramallah and has since then publicly praised and honored them. (more on Palestine Media Watch PMW)