A SLOW METHODICAL GRIND
British Military Expert Col. Richard Kemp : A Ceasefire Now Would Be “Very Dangerous” | JNS TV: Nov. 14, 2023 — JNS Jerusalem Bureau Chief Alex Traiman and Col. Richard Kemp, former British Army officer and commander analyze the complexities Israel faces when fighting terrorists in difficult urban environments, and while under intense international scrutiny.
Urban Warfare, Sieges, and Israel’s Looming Invasion of Gaza: Amos Fox, War on the Rocks, Oct. 27, 2023 — With Israel’s looming ground offensive against Hamas, and considering the population density of Gaza, urban warfare will certainly be a significant component of the conflict. Urban warfare in Gaza will not be a deft war of maneuver, but rather a slow, methodical grind of attrition.
After the War, Israeli Military Governance Might Be Temporarily Required in Gaza: Lt. Col. (res.) Dr. Saul Bartal, BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 2,230, Nov. 12, 2023 — In 1949, following the War of Independence and the establishment of the borders in the armistice agreement signed between Israel and its neighbors, infiltrations from the Gaza Strip and the West Bank into the State of Israel began to occur on a significant scale.
What Israel’s Ground Offensive Can – And Cannot – Accomplish: Raphael S. Cohen, Fox News, Nov. 6, 2023
Hamas Won Oct. 7, then IDF New Integrated Warfare Took Over – Analysis: Yonah Jeremy Bob, Jerusalem Post, Nov. 12, 2023
Hamas’ “Numbers Warfare”: Prof. Kobi Michael, Institute for Contemporary Affairs Vol. 23, No. 11, Nov. 12, 2023
FOR FURTHER REFERENCE:
Israeli Forces Near a Struggling Hospital They Say Covers a Hamas Complex: Matthew Rosenberg, Ronen Bergman, Aaron Boxerman and Vivian Yee, NY Times, Nov. 13, 2023 — With Israel consolidating its hold on northern Gaza, its forces are closing in on a sprawling medical center that for Israelis and Palestinians alike has emerged as a symbol of the other side’s inhumanity.
‘Let Our People Go’: Nearly 300,000 Rally in Washington for Israel, Hostages’ Release: Jacob Magid, TOI Staff and Agencies, Times of Israel, Nov. 14, 2023 — Nearly 300,000 people rallied in Washington on Tuesday at the March for Israel, calling for the release of the hostages held by terrorists in Gaza and invoking the Holocaust while condemning Hamas’s October 7 onslaught with a cry of “Never Again.”
Hamas Terror Infrastructure Found In Gaza University, Mosque: Joshua Marks, JNS, Nov. 13, 2023 –– Hamas terror infrastructure found in Gaza university, mosque.
PM Slams Trudeau for Saying Israel Must Stop ‘This Killing of Women, Children, Babies’: The Times of Israel, Nov. 14, 2023 –– Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu comes out against Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for saying Israel must stop “this killing of women, of children, of babies” in Gaza.