Sean Rayment

To destroy Hamas, Israel must continue bombing Gaza

An Israeli air strikes on Gaza City (Credit: Getty images)

Israel has no other choice but to carry on bombing Gaza if it wants to destroy Hamas. Its campaign of relentless air strikes and long range artillery barrages has so far been effective at eroding Hamas’ military capability and limiting the Islamist group’s capacity to kill more Israelis.

Hamas has been unable to respond in any meaningful way since Israel’s offensive began.

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Sean Rayment
Sean Rayment served as a Captain in the Parachute Regiment in the late 1980s. As a defence correspondent, he has reported on wars in the Balkans, Iraq, Afghanistan, the Gulf and Africa

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