Hamas is weakening, but the campaign against it will be lengthy
February 2, 2024
(JNS) — While the Israel Defense Forces is gaining ground against Hamas by the day, destroying it as a military force will take time, according to former IDF officers.
Professor Gabi Siboni, a senior fellow at the Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security and who holds the rank of colonel (res.), told JNS that the Israeli campaign will be “very long.”
In Gaza, Hamas has built up the most fortified terror base in the world, he said, both above and below ground.
With so many homes in Gaza containing weapons and being linked to underground terror infrastructure, significant numb...