IDF find Millions of Dollars in Bearer Bonds in Gaza Tunnel - Important Sign
To Continue To Victory
Dr. Aaron Lerner 3 February 2024
In the middle of a concerted campaign of many in the Israeli media to
convince the public that victory is far away and thus a "pause" of months -
and even perhaps ultimately ending the war - is justified, we have this
The IDF Spokesperson's Office shared yesterday this video:
In it an officer describes how they just found three safes in a tunnel under
a bank in the Gaza Strip which had hundreds of thousands in cash and
millions of dollars in bearer bonds.
We learn from this news that :
#1. Even when the IDF invaded northern Gaza, Hamas did not expect the IDF
to continue further with the operation. So the safe's valuable contents
#2. As the war continued, Hamas still did not expect the IDF to develop the
ability to mount operations inside their tunnels. So the safe's valuable
contents weren't moved.
#3. Hamas has yet to develop and implement measures to thwart Israel's newly
developed ability to operate in tunnels. So that even if there wasn't the
time to send someone that Hamas leaders could trust with the combinations to
open the safes, Hamas was unable to make it impossible for the IDF to dare
to send soldiers into the tunnel.
Let us be clear on this: Iran and Hamas along with their allies are now
working 24/7 to develop and implement measures to thwart Israel's newly
developed ability to operate in tunnels.
And even if they come up with a solution, the battle conditions make it
extremely difficult to get this solution out to their soldiers for
Give Hamas a six week pause and they could very well implement a solution to
the IDF challenge.
So the ramifications of a pause now could be dramatically different than the
costs (and yes - the first paise cost many lives) of the previous pause.
Decision makers must recognize that a pause today could mean forfeiting our
critical ability to defeat Hamas in the tunnels.
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