What Hizbullah May Learn from the Gaza War

(Institute for National Security Studies-Tel Aviv University) Omer Einav - Given the weakening of regular armies in the region in recent years, Hizbullah and Hamas now represent the two main immediate threats to Israel. Prior to the Gaza war, Hamas adopted Hizbullah's operational concept regarding rocket fire, based on multiple launchings from launchers concealed underground in built-up areas. Hizbullah is likely to reinforce its operational concept of operating from within built-up areas, in view of the IDF's efforts to avoid a massive entry into populated areas, due to concern about its own losses and heavy collateral damage to the civilian population.

2014-09-24 00:00:00

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