Sunday, January 11, 2009

New tactics in the Gaza war

An extremely interesting article in the New York Times about new tactics in the Israel-Palestinian war.

The grinding urban battle unfolding in the densely populated Gaza Strip is a war of new tactics, quick adaptation and lethal tricks.

Hamas, with training from Iran and Hezbollah, has used the last two years to turn Gaza into a deadly maze of tunnels, booby traps and sophisticated roadside bombs. Weapons are hidden in mosques, schoolyards and civilian houses, and the leadership’s war room is a bunker beneath Gaza’s largest hospital, Israeli intelligence officials say.

The New York Times: A Gaza War Full of Traps and Trickery

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