Creating plausible deniability.
The straw that broke the camel’s back?
New libels in the Lancent.
The message behind last week’s rocket attack.
From the Hasmoneans, to a famed poet, to the rabbi and imam who coauthored a book.
“When the Jews arrest someone, they contact his family to say they are holding him.”
The steady trickle of rockets and explosives plays against Israel’s strengths.
Hundreds of balloon-borne explosives and a handful of rockets bring results.
A message to Arab parliamentarians.
Even if such a deal might be desirable in due course.
A tax-exempt financial pipeline to Hamas.
The divide-but-don’t-conquer strategy.
The West Bank/Gaza experiment.
And tested Hamas.