Gaza 2014: Israel's Attrition vs Hamas' Exhaustion

E. Shamir, Eado Hecht

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While Hamas adopted a strategy of psychological exhaustion of Israel's civilians, Israel employed physical attrition of Hamas' military capabilities. This article examines how these strategies interacted with each other, assesses the strategic gains and losses on each side, and suggests some lessons relevant for American strategists.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)80-90
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2015


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