Israel’s military is beginning to question Netanyahu’s “impossible” goals in Gaza

 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made it clear to the world that the war in Gaza will not end until Hamas is completely eradicated. This task has proven to be outrageous and unrealistic, costing the lives of tens of thousands of innocent Palestinians, and plundering the Gaza Strip into a hell zone of destruction and starvation.

Israeli’s own military spokesman, Rear Adm. Daniel Hagari recently stood against the regime and contradicted Netanyahu’s righteous doctrine. Hagari said that defeating Hamas was an impossible task. He said Israel’s end goal in Gaza means "throwing sand in people’s eyes."

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As Israel’s military picks apart the Gaza Strip in search of hostages, the casualties of war are piling up. After nine hellish months of fighting, more than 37,000 innocent Palestinians have been killed. Right now, the country’s political and army leadership are beginning to question Netanyahu’s agenda and whether his stated goals are tenable, ethical or worthy of pursuit. Hagari spoke up on Israel’s Channel 13 broadcast, stating that Netanyahu’s task of eradicating Hamas was “impossible.”

“This business of destroying Hamas, making Hamas disappear – it’s simply throwing sand in the eyes of the public,” he said. “Hamas is an idea; Hamas is a party. It’s rooted in the hearts of the people – whoever thinks we can eliminate Hamas is wrong.”

Netanyahu's office swiftly responded, affirming that the security cabinet, chaired by the prime minister, has defined the destruction of Hamas' military and governing capabilities as a primary goal of the ongoing conflict in Gaza. The statement reiterated Israel’s commitment to achieving these objectives, despite Hagari's remarks being interpreted as a challenge to Netanyahu's long-standing doctrine. 

Israel is out of control, but it’s military is beginning to question their regime

Israeli political analyst Akiva Eldar weighed in on the controversy, describing it as a significant escalation within Netanyahu's government. Eldar highlighted a growing divide between the prime minister and various analysts and reporters unofficially aligned with his administration. He pointed out that Hagari's comments not only challenge Netanyahu's strategy but also suggest a broader discontent over the feasibility and ethics of pursuing such outrageously ambitious military goals.

This internal strife comes amid months of internationally mediated ceasefire talks, which have repeatedly stalled without yielding tangible progress. The situation has been further complicated by the withdrawal of Benny Gantz, a former military chief and key figure in Netanyahu's coalition, from the war cabinet. Gantz cited frustrations over the prime minister's handling of the conflict as a primary reason for his departure.

Moreover, Netanyahu's recent criticism of the military's decision to implement a "tactical pause" in Gaza to facilitate humanitarian aid delivery has revealed his complete and utter lack of wisdom and empathy for the thousands of innocents who suffer from his escalatory dictates.

Reports from Israeli TV stations quoted Netanyahu expressing displeasure with the growing dissent of his military objectives and strategies. He quipped that “Israel is a country with an army, not an army with a country” in a thinly veiled critique of what he perceives as antisemites ignorantly prioritizing humanitarian considerations over necessary military objectives.

As the conflict in Gaza continues to exact a toll in human lives and amid mounting international pressure for a resolution, Netanyahu's government finds itself navigating not only the complexities of impossible objectives but also internal dissent over the strategic direction and moral implications of its military actions.

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