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Israel prepares response to Hamas attack

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert called a meeting of military commanders and security advisers Wednesday to discuss how to respond to the first rocket barrage by Hamas militants since the two sides reached a truce in Gaza five months ago. Olmert spoke to his defense minister, Amir Peretz, after the Tuesday barrage and planned to hold further consultations Wednesday morning, Israeli officials said. The issue was whether to resume pre-emptive attacks against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip. The rising tensions have left the future of the truce in doubt. Full Story

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