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The Israeli Defense Forces, IDF, have now begun a “limited” ground invasion into Gaza as the Islamic Resistance Movement, HAMAS, fires off over 65 missiles into Israel on Thursday.
By air, land and sea, Israel’s Prime Minister has indicated that the incursion is to destroy the HAMAS’s attack tunnels.
Meanwhile, the Islamic Resistance Movement, HAMAS, is belittling those who would criticize it for the rising death toll in Gaza. Indeed, HAMAS has instructed its civilians to remain in the war zone to act as human shields. [See:http://www.palwatch.org/main.aspx?fi=157&doc_id=12063 ]
But don’t feel sorry for the Palestinians. They voted HAMAS into power and choose to live, support and instruct their children in the way of jihad and martyrdom operations through summer camps and Muslim schools every year.
As a new phase of Operation Protective Edge begins it follows from ten (10) days of HAMAS attacks on Israel by land, air and sea – and repeated rejections of offers to deescalate the situation.
While writing this report, several more Red Alerts have sounded in cities and towns in Israel. Equipped with nearly 10,000 rockets in 2014, HAMAS has fired off over 1,000 missiles and rockets on Israeli families and their children in just one week’s time.
And consider: While HAMAS, FATAH and Islamic Jihad sing songs about annihilating Israel, [see and hear: http://youtu.be/0OEarzQB7Js], the Jewish state has made over 100,000 phone calls, sent text messages and dropped flyers from the skies to warn Palestinian civilians, people who assist the terrorists, to leave areas that will be targeted by Israel in its counterterrorism measures. These targeted areas include tunnels used for weapons and human smuggling; weapons facilities for rockets and missiles; bomb factories; safe houses; and, terrorist headquarters in civilian areas such as hospitals, mosques, kindergartens, and schools.
While Secretary of State, John Kerry packs his bags for another flight back to the Middle East, Strategic Solutions recommends that Israel ignore ceasefire requests by the Obama administration, European leaders and the U.N. and re-take the Gaza and destroy the enemy – Islamic jihadists – intent on Israel’s annihilation.
Recall events leading up to November 2012. HAMAS unleashed thousands of rockets across Israel against her civilian population. And while President Obama called for and got a ceasefire, he failed to live up to his promise to use the “opportunity offered by a ceasefire to intensify efforts to help Israel address its security needs, especially the issue of the smuggling of weapons and explosives into Gaza.” [See:
http://www.terrorism-info.org.il/en/article/20433 for a copy of the 2012 Ceasefire Understanding.]
Then as now, President Obama is likely to do nothing to end the smuggling of heavy weaponry by Palestinians into Gaza in order to assist an ally and friend in meeting its security requirements.
In a piece by Steven Emerson of The Investigative Project on Terrorism, he writes concerning the November 2012 Understandings: The “very hour after the cease-fire was declared, 12 rockets were launched from Gaza into Israel. Two days later, according to U.S. intelligence officials, American satellites photographed a convoy of more than a dozen flatbed trucks entering Gaza from Rafah (Gaza’s border with Egypt), each with Iranian-made Fajr missiles. More ominously, in the next 18 months, according to Israeli and American intelligence, thousands of missiles from or through Iran, Sudan, Syria and Hizballah were smuggled into Gaza, including the long range M-302, M-75 and the Grad capable of hitting nearly 90 percent of the entire Israeli population. During the same time period, Hamas built hundreds of tunnels, some large enough to fit armored personnel carriers, to smuggle weapons” or kidnap Israelis. [See http://www.investigativeproject.org/4462/hamas-israel-cease-fire-it-deja-vu-all-over-again]
No doubt Prime Minister Netanyahu has not forgotten that the ceasefire brokered by Egypt and the Obama team just two years ago left HAMAS empowered and Israel more vulnerable to attack than ever before.
And despite international condemnation of Israel due to the growing number of Palestinian dead, note: it is HAMAS, FATAH and Islamic Jihad, the true enemies of peace, who cry out “Annihilate all the Zionists! Rock Israel’s security! The Zionists’ hearts turn in different ways. They are terrified of dying, so they hide behind walls.” [See: http://www.memritv.org/clip/en/4341.htm]
Strategic Solutions stands with Israel and asks that all pray for the safety and security of every soldier and civilian in Israel.
HAMAS must lose this war against the Jews in order for Israel to safeguard her national security interests.
Strategic Solutions reminds its readers that while Israel’s goal is peace, the Palestinians have but one goal: to destroy Israel.