IDF Operation Shield and Arrow Sends a Message to Israel's Enemies

(Jerusalem Post) Herb Keinon - Tuesday's Operation Shield and Arrow was a meticulously planned and executed action in Gaza in response to last week's firing by Islamic Jihad of more than 100 rockets at Israel. This operation was not launched impulsively nor under political pressure. The killing of the three senior Islamic Jihad terrorists sent a loud message to Islamic Jihad, Hamas, and their sponsors that the current domestic crisis in Israel has not rendered the country feeble. The message to Israel's enemies is that Israel still has the will and capacity and the ability to act in a big way. Some of the aircraft involved in the operation were reportedly flown by reserve pilots who threatened a couple of months ago in the heat of the judicial reform debate that they would not show up for reserve duty.

2023-05-11 00:00:00

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