threat7Shaul Shay
(Senior research fellow at the International Institute for Counter-terrorism (ICT) at the Interdisciplinary Centre Herzliya and former deputy head of Israel’s National Security Council)

Copyright: @ 2023 Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 18 November 2023

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies

The terrorist attack by Hamas on October 7, 2023 surprised Israel and allowed the terrorist organization to massacre about 1200 Israelis, most of them civilians, and to kidnap about 240 Israelis as hostages and hold them in the Gaza Strip. In response to the October 7 attack, Israel launched operation "Iron Swords" aiming to annihilate Hamas and release the Israeli hostages.... Read more

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