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Hamas tunnel threat at center of war with Israel
apnews.myway.com ^ | Jul 25, 3:22 AM (ET) | By TIA GOLDENBERG

Posted on 07/25/2014 1:05:38 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach

JERUSALEM (AP) — A network of tunnels Palestinian militants have dug from Gaza to Israel — dubbed "lower Gaza" by the Israeli military — is taking center stage in the latest war between Hamas and Israel.

Gaza's Hamas rulers view them as a military game changer in its conflict with Israel. The Israeli military says the tunnels pose a serious threat and that destroying the sophisticated underground network is a key objective of its invasion of Gaza.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: gaza; hamas; hamastunnels

1 posted on 07/25/2014 1:05:38 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: SJackson
on CNBC an AP wire was mentioned that an IDF General has Stated that objectives were to be expanded.
2 posted on 07/25/2014 1:09:19 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Low tech solutions abound.

How to get rid of gophers.

3 posted on 07/25/2014 1:27:08 PM PDT by rightwingcrazy
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To: rightwingcrazy


4 posted on 07/25/2014 1:33:49 PM PDT by FlJoePa
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To: rightwingcrazy

... it would be nice if nitrous oxide were heavier than air.... then the idiots laughter would give away their activities.


5 posted on 07/25/2014 1:42:47 PM PDT by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Thread was just posted. I've the impression the extent of the tunnel systems, sorry, schools, took Israel by surprise.
6 posted on 07/25/2014 1:43:10 PM PDT by SJackson (government tampers with a freedom so fundamental, one shudders to think what lies ahead. Card Dolan)
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To: rightwingcrazy

What Israel should do is fill up the opening with high explosives, seal the openings and let fire.


7 posted on 07/25/2014 1:47:03 PM PDT by Vinylly (?%)
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To: Vinylly

Pump in Fuel Air explosives....let it build up real nice and thick...then throw a grenade in the hole. Run like hell! Sounds like a job for us Ozark rednecks!


8 posted on 07/25/2014 1:56:19 PM PDT by DCBryan1 (No realli, moose bytes can be quite nasti!!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

A suggestion to the IDF forces, although they may already be exploring this option: thermobaric devices, and lots of them. Not enough to collapse them mind you, but enough to destroy anything residing in them. Make the tunnels the enemy’s tomb.


9 posted on 07/25/2014 2:03:44 PM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: DCBryan1

“Fire in the hole!”

;^)


10 posted on 07/25/2014 2:34:04 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: FlJoePa
"In the immortal words of Jean Paul Sartre, 'Au revoir, gopher.'"


11 posted on 07/25/2014 2:49:34 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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