By Ambassador Dore Gold, who served as Israel's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in 1997-1999. Today he is an adviser to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and president of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs.
Ismail Haniyeh, the Hamas prime minister, delivered a revealing speech on March 23, 2014, in which he stressed the strategic importance of the Hamas attack tunnels, which, he argued, have changed the balance of power with Israel, when taken together with his organization’s military build-up. In the meantime, the IDF’s...
THE DISTINGUISHING feature of the latest war between Israel and Hamas is “offensive tunnels,” as the Israeli army calls them. As of early Wednesday, 28 had been uncovered in Gaza, and nearly half extend into Israel, according to Israeli officials.
Just a matter of how much, White House says