The UN claims that Gaza is on the verge of economic collapse. Not totally: the military industry is flourishing.
“IDF: Hamas is smuggling high-tech arms into Gaza,” by Amos Harel for Haaretz:
A senior Israel Defense Forces officer said Thursday that in the past two years Hamas has made a significant leap in the level of sophistication of the arms it is smuggling into Gaza, which he said has reached “import” dimensions.
The officer said Hamas has been able to smuggle in large quant primarily because the border with Egypt has been completely porous following the militant group’s takeover of the Gaza Strip.
According to the officer, Hamas recently smuggled 20 tons of explosives into the Gaza Strip in the span of one month. The IDF believes Hamas now possesses a small quantity of anti-aircraft missiles and anti-tank rockets, which are most likely Sagger guided missiles.
While this is going on, Israel is being pressured to open the border crossings. If Hamas is so adept at smuggling, let them smuggle food as well.
Crossposted from The American Israeli Patriot.