November 19th, 2012
08:28 PM ET

Israel ready for ground invasion in Gaza: What are the risks?

What happens if the fighting escalates and turns into an all-out ground war?

Israel has 14 times the number of ground troops as Hamas - not to mention some of the most sophisticated hardware in the world.

But there are very good reasons why they haven't just plunged in. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports why the numbers are just part of the scenario.

Filed under: Israel-Gaza conflict
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  1. Joey at Purdue Univ

    You know, that feeling in a person's chest when they have to pull their child's body out of a bunch of rocks, how does that differ between Israelis and Palestinians?

    November 19, 2012 at 8:43 pm | Reply

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