Analysing Israel's Gaza offensive rationale

Amid the struggle to agree terms for a lasting truce, the reasons given for the military operation become less clear.

    As international pressure for a lasting truce continues, Israel and Hamas still cannot agree on the terms of a ceasefire.

    Trying to remember the reasons for the start of the Israeli offensive on Gaza is difficult.

    But as Rosiland Jordan explains, some of the reasons behind the continuation of Israel's operation may be more rhetoric than fact.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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