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Yaakov Katz, in a BBC interview: Hezbollah smells Jewish blood and wants more

The BBC interviewer claims it’s reasonable for a terrorist group to fire rockets into Israel day after day for nine months. Yaakov Katz answered her appropriately.

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The War in Gaza – CNN interview with Yaakov Katz

Hamas uses the hostages to pierce Israelis’ hearts all day and every day and it is up to the West and particularly the US to get Hamas to understand that it will lose.
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Israel is outraged at ‘absurd’ ICC, but for the rest of the world, it’s totally logical

While the Israeli media presents a picture of the war that is focused on Israel – hostages, war casualties, and the IDF operation – the world sees mostly one image: the destruction of Gaza.
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We need a broad national emergency government now

To shake off the current paralysis, all Zionist parties must agree to join hands under Netanyahu for 12 months followed by elections
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A Decision is Required

As time passes and it becomes clear that the leadership is unwilling or unable to decide, the demand for “elections now” intensifies. Too much is at stake.
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What happens when Israel’s military and government arms aren’t shaking hands?

The war with Hamas has demonstrated the importance of aligning military operations with political objectives.
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Israel’s Intelligence Agencies and Military Need More Civilian Oversight

The failures of Israel’s intelligence community to learn of the coordinated Hamas assault on Oct. 7 and prevent it underscores the need for comprehensive reforms to Israel’s intelligence community.
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A More Accurate Accounting of the War in Gaza

We must ask ourselves why it is that so many around the world prefer the fabrications of Hamas to the facts to be found on the ground.
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Israel does not have a culture of accountability

Five months into this war, how are high-ranking officers still safe in their jobs while shamelessly reprimanding those below them?
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Change needs to come to Israel’s post October 7 state

Practically, what Netanyahu wants to do is also keep the public focused on the SIM cards and distract people from what really led to October 7.
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