GAZA WAR UPDATE, Day #13: Netanyahu set to address nation. Growing signals of a much longer, more intense IDF operation in Gaza.

Joel C. Rosenberg's Blog

Netanyahu tracking war developments with his generals. Netanyahu tracking war developments with his generals.

(Washington, D.C.) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to address the nation of Israel tonight, together with his Minister of Defense and military chief of staff. The live broadcast is scheduled for 8pm Israel time, 1pm eastern.

(I’ll be on the Fox News Channel at 1:40pm eastern time today to comment and discuss the Gaza war in the context with much of the epicenter on fire.)

At the moment on Day #13, what I’m hearing from friends in Israel as well as seeing in news coverage is much fiercer fighting, rising casualties on both sides, and a growing sense that Israel is preparing for a much deeper, much longer invasion of Gaza.

Why? To fully identify and destroy the terrorist tunnels under Israel and Gaza, to fully destroy the terrorists’ stockpile of rockets and rocket launchers, to smash Hamas command and control, to arrest or kill terror…

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