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What Comes Next For Israel?

Today's political and military leaders never imagined that the Hamas was capable of launching a successful invasion of Israel's borderlands.

· 8 min read
What Comes Next For Israel?
Hassan Nasrallah, Secretary-General of Hezbollah (L), Ismail Haniyeh, Chairman of Hamas (R)

The successful, savage assault on October 7th by the Palestinian Hamas organization, which controls the Gaza Strip, against the surrounding Israeli settlements and military outposts will most certainly bring down Binyamin Netanyahu’s far-right Israeli government within months and may well result in a radical reshuffle of the geopolitics of the Middle East. The slaughter of about one thousand civilians—the largest mass murder of Jews in one day since the Holocaust—and the atrocities that accompanied it (rape, torture, and the abduction of whole families, including babies and octogenarians, to Gaza) are something that no society or state can allow without a massive internal and external response.

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