- Israel Expands Ground Operations To Whole Of Gaza, Seeking “Total Victory”
by Tyler Durden, https://www.zerohedge.com/
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on Sunday announced for the first time that not only are its air strikes extending to the south of the Gaza Strip, where the bulk of civilians from the north have fled, but it is expanding its ground operations to the whole of Gaza.
Following the collapse of the week-long truce on Friday, spokesman Daniel Hagari said in a press briefing, “The IDF is resuming and expanding the ground operation against Hamas’ strongholds across the whole Gaza Strip.”
“Our policy is clear — we will forcefully strike any threat posed against our territory,” he emphasized in words that came the day after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged “total victory” and that the war will be taken to Hamas “until the end.”