IDF starts Gaza ground invasion | JPost | Israel News


IDF ground forces began to move into the Gaza Strip on Thursday evening, the prime minister’s office confirmed.

The purpose of the operation was to destroy the Gazan terror tunnels leading to Israel, according to a statement released by the prime minister’s office.

“Israel is committed to act to protect its citizens. The operation will continue until its goals are reached: To bring quiet to the citizens of Israel for a long period of time, and to seriously harm Hamas and other terrorist organizations’ infrastructure in the Gaza Strip,” the statement read.

via IDF starts Gaza ground invasion | JPost | Israel News.

Well, it’s not a big surprise. The only question recently has been when, not if.

And now the question becomes, how long before the US pressures Israel to stop.

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4 responses to “IDF starts Gaza ground invasion | JPost | Israel News

  1. NaCly Dog

    No worries. Just throw a few more Democratic Presidential fundraisers into the schedule, and keep Gaza out of the news. It’s not like he pays attention to our intelligence agencies, even when they are right.

  2. And now the question becomes, how long before the US pressures Israel to stop.

    How long before Bibi tells Barry to start?

    • Considering widdle bawwwy too busy running in circles loose and declaring he’s starving, to bother with 295 people -including 23 americans- turned into crispy black bits by a Russian SA-11, I suspect Bibi can safely let the phone ring (if at all) unanswered or go to voice mail….