People in Kolkata have mixed reactions to the way Israel has reacted against the kidnapping of its soldiers by the Hezbollahs and the Hamas. People who think that Pakistan encourages terrorism against India think that the Israeli reaction against Lebanon is educative. They think that the offenses that Israel makes has been helpful for the existence of this small country and India should learn this from Israel.
However, there are others who have been critical of Israel. They think the hundreds of people who are being killed just to free a couple of soldiers cannot be considered as a matter of international norm. They also criticized US for supporting Israel.