Skip to comments.A blow to Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood as Israel crushes Hamas
Posted on 07/22/2014 5:53:43 AM PDT by Sean_Anthony
Experts in the Middle East conflict expected to see a demand on Israel to liberate particular terrorists as a ransom for the kidnapped boys. Such exchanges have been typical of the past. But why not this time? The answer: Hamas wanted to entice Egypt into warfare with Israel in order to help the Muslim Brotherhood regain power in Egypt. Hamas had a broader agenda for the kidnappings, murders, and rocket fire into Israel. Its aggression stirred up pro-Palestinian, pro-Hamas opinion by Egypts politicians, journalists and media in order to put pressure on Al-Sisis new government to help the oppressed Gazans. But Al-Sisi ignored the call to militarily aid Hamas deciding not to break Egypts peace treaty with Israel.
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Hamas will not for another year, or even two, play their game of extortion with the world at Israels expense but Israel will be careful to NOT destroy Hamas and its abilities. It only knocks them back a bit. Israeli ruling politicians need Hamas and its threat to play against. They are politicians like politicians everywhere.