Photo Credit: IDF

These are seven rocket launchers, one loaded with a rocket, discovered after the IAF thwarted a terror attack in Gaza.

Last week, in response to a morning rocket barrage at southern Israeli communities, the IDF targeted Hamas terror activity sites and terrorist squads responsible for the rocket fire from the Gaza Strip.

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During 2012, more than 470 rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip at Israel, more than 30 in October alone.

The rocket launchers look vaguely like slides and ladders in a bizarre playground, in an apocalyptic movie.

Hundreds of young Arab men set up these playgrounds, day in and day out, convinced that what they’re doing benefits the world and is a service to God. I have no way of even beginning to perceive, much less empathize with, this warped aspect of Arab society. Like the drive-by shootings of young gangsters in LA and Chicago, they belong within a social context I cannot access.

But I know what I’m looking at here: the barren lives of young men from another planet. I watch the news as the IAF keeps taking them out—because none of us, over on civilized side of the fence—know any other way of dealing with the heart of darkness.

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