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Why Hamas Has Been Quiet In 2009

September 15, 2009

Since Israel ended Operation Cast Lead―a massive incursion into the Gaza strip intended to suppress rocket fire into Israel―in January 2009, Hamas has largely held to a ceasefire on rocket and mortar attacks on Israel. The obvious explanation for this change in behavior is that Israel’s incursion into Gaza and Hamas’ corresponding heavy losses have […]