So long as Hamas has weapons, Israelis won’t be safe.
A sacrifice of Israeli deterrence.
Hamas isn’t going away, and it’s not Israel’s priority.
Eventually Israel must put an end to its extortion.
Making Israel seem brutal.
Iran and Mahmoud Abbas want war, but Hamas doesn’t.
The goal: to take a hostage and bargain for the end of the embargo.
The mask slips.
The last, most reliable way to distract the miserable masses from Hamas’s failure to govern.
Tehran won’t give up its missiles. And it’s not afraid to use them.
But the IDF can handle more advanced missiles.
Russian parliamentarians demanded the bombing of Israeli air-force bases as retribution.
Jerusalem can’t afford a clash with Moscow.