Shock-and-awe unlikely to work on Hamas, Gazans
Israel is banking on scope of destruction to cow the enemy, but is making the wrong assumptions.
The purpose of the “humanitarian cease-fire,” as Saturday’s lull in the fighting was euphemistically called, was to show the inhabitants of Gaza, and especially the Hamas leadership, the scope of the devastation that the Israeli army’s attacks had caused. The assumption was that if the leadership could only see for themselves what had happened in Gaza, it would soften and...
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