Three weeks into Israel's campaign to destroy Hamas, most IDF ground forces continue to sit on the Gaza border, making do with relatively limited overnight raids.
There are several theories explaining the delay to the major invasion that Israel's leaders promise will happen. Many point to American pressure, especially US President Joe Biden's desire to see the IDF pursue something other than a major ground offensive.
In the event that Israel does finally push into Gaza with tanks and infantry, US officers — including a three-star Marine general — are in Israel to share lessons from their combat against the Islamic State in dense cities like Mosul and Raqqa.
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Lazar Berman is the Times of Israel's diplomatic reporter and a Middle East Forum Writing Fellow.