Islamic Jihad serves as a distraction from the northern front.
Nations’ right to self-defense is not abrogated when an opponent fights dirty.
Israel has no quarrel with Hamas, but that makes no difference to Hamas.
While maintaining disciplined control of its forces.
Jerusalem’s interests and Cairo’s align.
Toward an American Middle East strategy.
Even as tensions are rising between Jerusalem and Ramallah.
Carefully controlling the extent of the violence.
The implications of Omar al-Bashir’s ouster.
Couching its rhetoric in slogans like “social justice,” “due process,” and “resistance.”
A ticking timebomb.
No longer playing by Hamas’s rules.