Dangerous Games in Gaza: Listen to Haaretz’s Military Analyst

Islamic Jihad has retaliated to the assassination of one of its top commanders by firing dozens of rockets at Israel. Amos Harel explains why and why now. LISTEN FREE

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Rockets are launched from Gaza Strip to Israel, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, after Israel killed a senior Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza early Tuesday in a pinpointed targeting.
Rockets are launched from Gaza Strip to Israel, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, after Israel killed a senior Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza early Tuesday in a pinpointed targeting.Credit: AP / Khalil Hamra
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Host Simon Spungin speaks to Haaretz military analyst Amos Harel about the latest flare-up in tensions between Israel and Islamic Jihad, following the assassinations in Gaza and, apparently, Damascus, of two of its top commanders.

We try to understand what exactly happened, why now and what next – given the increasing likelihood of a fresh election in Israel.

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