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2013-02-10 Africa North
Rumor: Hamas sending troops to protect Morsi
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Posted by lord garth 2013-02-10 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [255 views ]  Top

#1 Hamas doesn't have "7,000 militiamen".
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2013-02-10 06:22||   2013-02-10 06:22|| Front Page Top

#2 How much could 7,000 checked towels cost? Of course they do.
Posted by Shipman 2013-02-10 06:33||   2013-02-10 06:33|| Front Page Top

#3 So the Hamas militia infrastructure of Gaza has been reduced by something approaching a infantry division? I'm sensing something of an opportunity for a ground engagement.
Posted by Skidmark 2013-02-10 06:54||   2013-02-10 06:54|| Front Page Top

#4 Egyptians returning home. Gaza was Egyptian pre-'67 and should make a home for all the dingbats. Let Israel fix up Gaza as part of a real country.
Posted by AlanC 2013-02-10 07:57||   2013-02-10 07:57|| Front Page Top

#5 Wikipedia states
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamas#Military_wing

"Israel estimates the Brigades have a core of several hundred members who receive military style training, including training in Iran and Syria. Additionally, the brigades have an estimated 10,000 operatives of varying degrees of skill and professionalism"



Posted by BernardZ 2013-02-10 09:31||   2013-02-10 09:31|| Front Page Top

#6 as long as they're fighting hoops of fire, they're "skilled"
Posted by Frank G 2013-02-10 10:46||   2013-02-10 10:46|| Front Page Top

#7 Ah, yes, the Sherden, the Pharaoh's mercenary bodyguard.
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-02-10 11:51||   2013-02-10 11:51|| Front Page Top

#8 Hamas doesn't have "7,000 militiamen"

Not in Gaza...
Posted by Pappy 2013-02-10 12:54||   2013-02-10 12:54|| Front Page Top

#9 Somehow I don't think I'd feel all that secure.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2013-02-10 16:29||   2013-02-10 16:29|| Front Page Top

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