Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Senior defense official: Next battle with Hamas will be the last

Hamas terrorists parade rockets in Gaza
Hamas terrorists parade rockets in Gaza
Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash 90
A senior defense ministry source told defense reporters on Wednesday that Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas has no political legitimacy, and vowed that in the next war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza the Islamist terror group would be overthrown.

The official began with surprisingly harsh words for Israeli government policy. "We are weak in terms of policy, and strong in the military sphere," he told reporters from his office, under condition of anonymity.
"This reality needs to change."

"Abu Mazen isn't interested in progressing anywhere, or according to any (peace) process," he continued, referring to PA president Abbas. "That man doesn't have the public support or the strength to reach any arrangement or agreement," READ MORE