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Gazans are more scared of Hamas than the IDF
YNet News ^ | Wednesday July 16, 2014 | Ron Ben-Yishai

Posted on 07/17/2014 7:43:59 AM PDT by Star Traveler

Analysis: Islamist organizations in Gaza are still negotiating over negotiations, while in Israel, defense chiefs are seeing start of unrest against Hamas.

The negotiations for a ceasefire between Israel and Gaza are complicated and are destined to be drawn out. This is mainly due to Hamas' determination to leave the battlefield with clear achievements for its military wing, especially in the eyes of the Gaza population. These achievements should be clear enough to justify to the Palestinian street – in Judea and Samaria as well - the escalation of the fire on Israel, which resulted in Operation Protective Edge. Also, Hamas does not see Egypt as an honest broker and wants Qatar and Turkey involved in the negotiations, viewing them as without bias. In fact, what is happening now is negotiations about the negotiations, with fighting.

Meanwhile, those suffering are the people of Gazan population, among whom Hamas is hiding and fighting. Until the sixth day of the IDF operation, it appeared Gaza's civilians supported the coalition of Hamas and Islamic Jihad, in particular their military wings, who are managing the fighting. Tuesday saw a reversal of this support.

The civilians of Gaza, including Hamas supporters, have begun to express resentment towards the militant organizations that have made their lives hell. Such expressions of dissatisfaction, both to foreign reporters and in private conversations, have become more and more common, and could well signal the beginning of unrest against Hamas.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: gaza; hamas; idf; israel; stisraelhamas
And Egypt is also working with Israel against Hamas!
1 posted on 07/17/2014 7:43:59 AM PDT by Star Traveler
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To: Star Traveler

Gazans SHOULD be more afraid of Hamas, presuming they value life over death.

It’s Hamas that benefits from IDF 5-minute warnings, as the terrorists abandon a dwelling and try to keep and/or shove-in innocents inside.

2 posted on 07/17/2014 7:46:07 AM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Star Traveler

Egyptians Hoping Israel Will Destroy Hamas

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi has thus far turned down appeals from Palestinians and other Arabs to work toward achieving a new ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.

Palestinian Authority [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas telephoned Sisi and urged him to intervene to achieve an “immediate ceasefire” between Israel and Hamas. Abbas later admitted that his appeal to Sisi and (other Arab leaders) had fallen on deaf ears.

Sisi’s decision not to intervene in the current crisis did not come as a surprise. In fact, Sisi and many Egyptians seem to be delighted that Hamas is being badly hurt.

Some Egyptians are even openly expressing hope that Israel will completely destroy Hamas, which they regard as the “armed branch of the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist organization.”

Sisi’s Egypt has not forgiven Hamas for its alliance with Muslim Brotherhood and its involvement in terrorist attacks against Egyptian civilians and soldiers over the past year.

The Egyptians today understand that Hamas and other radical Islamist groups pose a serious threat to their national security. That is why the Egyptian authorities have, over the past year, been taking tough security measures not only against Hamas, but also the entire population of the Gaza Strip.

3 posted on 07/17/2014 7:46:10 AM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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they are right

4 posted on 07/17/2014 7:47:51 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Star Traveler

Authoritarian rule in Egypt is the best we can expect out of an Arab country.

5 posted on 07/17/2014 7:50:44 AM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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[ Authoritarian rule in Egypt is the best we can expect out of an Arab country. ]

Giving a Democratic Republic to Throwback Islamics is like dressing up Chimpanzees in business suits and expecting them to handle your accounting, while it looks like they may be getting the job done they will only end up throwing poop at each other as they revert back to their animalistic ways.

They have to EVOLVE into human beings first before they can be trusted with such forms of government FIRST. In the meantime the “Law of the Jungle” is the only effective way to control such a socially primitive people.

6 posted on 07/17/2014 8:35:08 AM PDT by GraceG (No, My Initials are not A.B.)
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To: Star Traveler

And this explains why liberals love Hamas! They want the same thing! Bully, destroy, and prosecute those who oppose!

7 posted on 07/17/2014 9:04:00 AM PDT by vpintheak (I will not comply!)
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Then the Israelis need to disabuse them of this mindset.
Netanyahu should make sure they all can hear him on radio and TV and cell phones. Then he should give a General James Mattis type of speech in Arabic. Give it to em in no uncertain terms, in language they understand.
Then follow through. Maybe to be humanitarian, do it in stages.

8 posted on 07/17/2014 9:20:48 AM PDT by jim999
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The IDF is not using them as shields!

9 posted on 07/17/2014 11:39:35 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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