A sacrifice of Israeli deterrence.
Hamas isn’t going away, and it’s not Israel’s priority.
As hundreds of missiles testify.
Time to take back the initiative.
Eventually Israel must put an end to its extortion.
It’s trying to undermine both Egypt and Oman.
Does Hamas fear they will start telling the truth about their organization?
Mahmoud Abbas cracks down on the very possibility of democracy.
Iran and Mahmoud Abbas want war, but Hamas doesn’t.
The goal: to take a hostage and bargain for the end of the embargo.
It sacrifices legitimacy without any diplomatic benefits.
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.