Hard Times for Hamas

How effective have the Israelis been in disrupting the terror network of Hamas, the militant group responsible for most of the bomb attacks in Israel this year? Quite effective, it appears. Israeli intelligence officials tell TIME that since the start last spring of the West Bank offensive known as Operation Defensive Shield, 98% of the members of Hamas' military wing who are known to them in the area have been killed or arrested--a total of 70 men. With the Israeli army still in or around every West Bank town, it's no longer possible for cells to organize across different areas. They...

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