New Hamas Leader Shifts Military Strategy

(Jerusalem Post) Anna Ahronheim - Hamas leader Yayha Sinwar is believed to have reduced the budget of its military wing from $200 million in 2014 to $50 million in 2017, while for the first time paying millions to Egypt for fuel. At the same time, Iran is reported to be providing Hamas military forces with $60-70 million. Hamas is also believed to be building more underground bunkers and tunnels in Gaza for defensive purposes rather than investing in attack tunnels that cross into Israel, taking into account the new underground barrier Israel is constructing.

2017-09-28 00:00:00

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