July 13, 2014
Is Hamas Trying to Get Gazans Killed?
Jeffrey Goldberg, Bloomberg
The Associated Press
The men who run Hamas, engineers and doctors and lawyers by training, are smart enough to understand that though they wish to bring about the annihilation of the Jewish state and to replace it with a Muslim Brotherhood state (Hamas is the Palestinian branch of the Brotherhood), they are in no position to do so. Hamas is a militarily weak group, mostly friendless, that is firing rockets at the civilians of a powerful neighboring state.
TAGGED: Middle East, Israel, Gaza, Hamas