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Reducing enemy capabilities and ambitions in Gaza requires Israeli military readiness and government willingness to use force intermittingly, while maintaining a healthy and resilient Israeli home front.
Although Hamas' cyber capabilities do not now constitute a serious threat to Israel, this reality can quickly change in view of the rapid pace of technological progress.
Ex-IDF Deputy Chief at JISS: Gaza-West Bank Split Good for Israeli Security.
Tunnel Warfare with Hamas: Past, Present, Future.
Comment by Gen. Amidror: The IDF will need to continue to update and adapt its tactics for combating the tunnel threat.
It makes no sense to return the bodies of Hamas terrorists killed in a tunnel strike without Hamas giving us something in exchange.
Only a showdown can decide between Hamas and Fatah rule, with one side totally victorious and the other totally defeated, and it is doubtful that Fatah can muster the strength to make a bid for true power in Gaza.
A Fatah-Hamas reconciliation is promising for the Palestinian people, but it cannot come at Israel's expense.