Iran's Proxy in Gaza

[Commentary] Noah Pollak - Iran has invested heavily in Palestinian terrorism in recent years, both financially and logistically. Scores of millions of dollars have been funneled directly and indirectly to Hamas and other Palestinian groups and numerous Palestinian terrorists have been brought to Iran for advanced training, to the point where today Gaza exists for the Iranians as another forward operating base, a projection of power similar to but not as capable as Hizbullah. The defeat of their proxy in Gaza would be a serious loss to Iran. The writer is assistant editor of the Middle East Quarterly.

2008-03-04 01:00:00

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