Both Egypt and Israel Want to Subdue Hamas

(Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs) Col. (ret.) Dr. Jacques Neriah - July 2014 found Egypt exasperated by Hamas and its regional sponsors, fuming against the U.S., and busy with stabilizing the domestic front against ongoing terrorist activities initiated by the Muslim Brotherhood and Jihadist factions trained in Gaza. A defeat of Hamas is probably what President Sisi wishes for the most. A victorious or even partially weakened Hamas would have dire implications for the stability of the Egyptian regime, since it would be a model for all those who wish to see an end to the Sisi presidency in Egypt. It is in the national interest of both Egypt and Israel to subdue Hamas and strive for conditions for a permanent cease-fire.

2014-07-27 00:00:00

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