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  • March 01, 2015|Eitan ShamirMiddle East Quarterly

    Rethinking Operation Protective Edge

    On July 8, 2014, in response to a barrage of rockets and missiles on its population centers from the Gaza Strip, Israel launched heavy air and artillery strikes against the Islamist terror group Hamas that had ruled the area since 2007. As these...

  • July 20, 2014|Efraim Inbar and Eitan ShamirBESA Center Perspectives

    Mowing the Grass in Gaza

    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...