The goal: to take a hostage and bargain for the end of the embargo.
Its alternative to Hamas is waiting in the wings.
The last, most reliable way to distract the miserable masses from Hamas’s failure to govern.
Lessons from the disengagement.
The statistics are clear.
Israel must focus its attention on the north.
Why Fatah denounces any cease-fire between Hamas and Israel.
Neither stability nor prosperity is consistent with Hamas’s aims.
In fact, it even minimized military casualties.
A big stick and little carrots.
Breaking the asymmetric strategic tie.
Hamas might think it’s won this round.
A two-front, low-intensity war.
And it won’t discourage terrorism.