Hamas is stalling to get ready for an attack on Israel - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Marwan مروان خو
    • 13.02.07 | 04:21 (IST)

    Apparently Hamas government misunderstood the recent Israeli-Hezbollah war as a sign that they need to emulate Hezbollah's tactics to achieve their goals. It has been widely reported that Hezbollah and Iran have smuggled advanced anti-tank missiles and Katyusha rockets en mass to Gaza for future use against the IDF. The scenario is already planned to be executed by Hamas at the time of their choosing. Hamas will kidnap or kill several Israeli soldiers or civilians prompting IDF response. Then Hamas will rocket major Israeli cities including Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, just like Hezbollah causing massive damage and civilian casualties. Israel will be forced to respond more aggressively targeting Hamas facilities which are placed intentionally in densely populated Gaza neighborhoods.Try as IDF may but there will be civilian casualties in Gaza, staged and filmed conveniently by local "independent" reporters. The images will be exploited to blame Israel for "disproportionate response."

    from the article: Ban backs PA unity deal, urges recognition of Israel
    First published 00:00 12.02.07 | Last updated 00:00 12.02.07
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