Israel has warned that the war will spread to the ‘whole’ of Gaza. That could force other nations to step in.
Zoran Kusovac is a geopolitical and security analyst, war correspondent and producer who has been covering conflicts in Europe, Middle East, North Afr... ica & Central Asia for nearly 4 decades.
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Mediators are locked in hectic parleys to extend the pause in fighting, but it’s becoming harder for Israel to agree.
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The truce has come into effect. Its execution will fall on two fighting forces that have been trying to kill the other.
Hamas can benefit militarily from the ambiguous pause deal with Israel, but as an opportunity rather than a necessity.
A break in hostilities could benefit Israel militarily, even though it could hurt Prime Minister Netanyahu politically.
Short of risking an escalation, there’s only one reasonable way the US can accomplish this — by taking Iran’s help.
Israel has yet to offer evidence that Hamas is using a network of tunnels below the hospital as a command centre.
Since Friday, the only Israeli column that has moved is the one that attacked al-Shifa Hospital on Wednesday.