July 15, 2014

Why Israel Is Winning This War

Elliott Abrams, The Weekly Standard

The Associated Press

The reluctance of Hamas’s “military wing”—a misnomer for the more extreme elements of its extremist leadership—to accept the cease-fire designed by Egypt is, well, logical. Let’s admit it. They do not wish to accept defeat, and the Egyptian terms are a defeat for Hamas.

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