Hamas Boosting Anti-Aircraft Arsenal with Looted Libyan Missiles

(Ha'aretz) Amos Harel and Avi Issacharoff - The improved quality of anti-aircraft missiles held by Hamas in Gaza is increasingly worrying the Israeli defense establishment. Hamas recently smuggled into Gaza relatively advanced Russian missiles which were looted from Libyan military warehouses. The fall of Gaddafi has enabled Hamas to bring in higher quality missiles in large quantities. The anarchy in Sinai in recent months has allowed the Palestinians in Gaza to operate almost without interference.

2011-10-27 00:00:00

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