Written by Alan Dershowitz
How many times have you heard on television or read in the media that the Gaza Strip is "the most densely populated area in the world"? Repeating this statement, however, does not make it true. There are dense parts of Gaza, especially Gaza City, Beit Hanoun and Khan Younis, but there are far less ...
Written by IDF
IDF forces in the Gaza Strip found a Hamas manual on “Urban Warfare,” which belonged to the Shuja’iya Brigade of Hamas’ military wing, the Al-Qassam Brigades. The manual explains how the civilian population can be used against IDF forces and reveals that Hamas knows the IDF is committed to ...
Written by Dr. Andrew Bostom
“A message to the Palestinian People in this time of renewed conflict,” by Palestinian Christian, Christy Anastas (see her earlier video presentation on Palestinian Sharia, here; transcript here), Co-Founder of the Emmaus Group, July 14, 2014:
Written by Arnold Ahlert
Apparently more than willing to pour gasoline on an already raging fire, an anti-Israeli Turkish relief organization, IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation, is organizing a “Freedom Flotilla II” to bring “humanitarian” supplies to the Gaza strip. The IHH is the organization responsible for the last ...
Written by Maj. Gen. (res.) Yaacov Amidror
BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 257
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Israel must decide whether it is willing to tolerate a chronic Hamas threat or risk a long, difficult operation to get rid of it.
As Operation Protective Edge enters its third week, the real question has yet to be answered, and will have to ...
Written by Amb. Alan Baker
· The ideological foundation of Hamas as set out in its national charter, and its actions of indiscriminate terror directed against Israeli towns, villages and citizens, clearly define its character as a terrorist entity. This is reflected in the fact that ...
Written by Prof. Efraim Inbar and Dr. Eitan Shamir
BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 255
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The Israeli military offensive in Gaza reflects the assumption that Israel is in a protracted intractable conflict. It is unlikely that Israel can purge Hamas from Palestinian society, nor is a political solution likely to be achieved. ...
Written by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik
Hamas belittles "defeatist" Palestinians who criticize high civilian death toll
"In 1945, in a single day in Algeria, 45,000 Algerians died.
In a single day. It wasn't described in Algeria's history
as forsaking the blood of the Algerians,
as some defeatists are describing ...
Written by Y. Carmon and Y. Yehoshua
The current Gaza conflict, which broke out following a deliberate escalation by Hamas when it fired dozens of rockets into Israeli cities over a wide radius (including Beersheba, Rehovot, and Ashdod and later Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa) raises questions about the reasons for this rocket ...