Hamas

Further proof that Palestinian policemen also serve in the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas’ military-terrorist wing

Hamas’ internal security apparatus, which includes the police force and the elite rapid intervention unit, serves as Hamas’ main instrument for suppressing its opponents in the Gaza Strip. Many of its operatives serve as policemen but routinely and in emergency situations also in the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas’ military-terrorist wing.
Read more...

Exposure of a Hezbollah network in Egypt: state of affairs, implications, and reactions in Egypt and in the Arab and Muslim world

In late 2008, Egyptian security services exposed a Hezbollah network which operated on Egyptian soil.
Read more...

Hamas summer camps in the Gaza Strip integrate social activities with political and Islamic indoctrination and semi-military training.

The camps’ goal is to foster the next generation of Hamas terrorist operatives.
Read more...

Hamas is conducting a “smile spin” for the West, particularly the United States.

Its main objectives are to ease its political isolation, improve its position vis-à-vis the Palestinian Authority and get funds to rebuild the Gaza Strip. For the Palestinians, it stresses that its fundamental anti-Israeli pro-terrorism strategy remains unchanged.
Read more...

THE OPERATION IN GAZA 27 DECEMBER 2008 – 18 JANUARY 2009

This detailed Paper discusses a range of factual and international legal issues relating to the military operation undertaken by the Israel Defence Forces (“IDF”) in Gaza in December 2008-January 2009 (the “Gaza Operation”). The Paper has been prepared at this time in order to place the Gaza Operation in its proper factual and legal context.
Read more...

The Islamization process promoted by Hamas in the Gaza Strip and its social and political implications on the local, the Middle Eastern, and the international scenes

Ever since it took over the Gaza Strip in June 2007, Hamas has been promoting a process of gradual Islamization, designed to further its vision of establishing a Palestinian state based on Islamic religious law (shari’ah).
Read more...