Hamas Arms Program Speeding Ahead

(Jerusalem Post) Yaakov Lappin - Hamas' weapons production program in Gaza is moving ahead at full speed, with local rocket production centers churning out thousands of projectiles, according to Israeli security evaluations. At the same time, foreign trainers, from places like the battlefields of Syria, have arrived in Gaza to share their military expertise with Hamas. Hamas' fighting divisions are made up of some 16,000 gunmen, while Islamic Jihad has built up a fighting force of 5,000 armed men, with the aid of Iranian funds and training. There are also 4,000 members of the smaller Gazan terror groups, each armed with their own mini-arsenals of rockets.

2014-06-03 00:00:00

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