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WhiskeyGrinder

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Thu Nov 30, 2023, 08:00 PM Nov 2023

Israel Knew Hamas's Attack Plan More Than a Year Ago [View all]

https://www.nytimes.com/2023/11/30/world/middleeast/israel-hamas-attack-intelligence.html

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Israeli officials obtained Hamas’s battle plan for the Oct. 7 terrorist attack more than a year before it happened, documents, emails and interviews show. But Israeli military and intelligence officials dismissed the plan as aspirational, considering it too difficult for Hamas to carry out.

The approximately 40-page document, which the Israeli authorities code-named “Jericho Wall,” outlined, point by point, exactly the kind of devastating invasion that led to the deaths of about 1,200 people.

The translated document, which was reviewed by The New York Times, did not set a date for the attack, but described a methodical assault designed to overwhelm the fortifications around the Gaza Strip, take over Israeli cities and storm key military bases, including a division headquarters.

Hamas followed the blueprint with shocking precision. The document called for a barrage of rockets at the outset of the attack, drones to knock out the security cameras and automated machine guns along the border, and gunmen to pour into Israel en masse in paragliders, on motorcycles and on foot — all of which happened on Oct. 7.
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More bad news for Bibi. A colossal screw up by the comradebillyboy Nov 2023 #1
Whoever leaked this report signaled the end for Bibi malaise Nov 2023 #14
Let's hope so! Sky Jewels Nov 2023 #15
I will continue to be silent about... Think. Again. Nov 2023 #2
I support Israel's right to defend itself - harumph Nov 2023 #4
I also support Israel's to defend itself. Think. Again. Nov 2023 #7
Remember Bibi already denied that there was an intelligence malaise Nov 2023 #13
Would not be surprised if Bibi edhopper Nov 2023 #3
LIHOP Sky Jewels Nov 2023 #17
Aspirational! Prairie Gates Nov 2023 #5
So they knew in the middle of the election campaign malaise Nov 2023 #6
More time to plan enid602 Nov 2023 #8
There'll Be Some Real Alex Jonesing Over This.... The Magistrate Nov 2023 #9
It does smell. harumph Nov 2023 #11
No one could have imagined.... tenderfoot Nov 2023 #10
THAT... Is A Great Shot MatterN Nov 2023 #12
What is the context of that pic? ShazzieB Nov 2023 #18
It's not so much the pic but who made the statement tenderfoot Nov 2023 #19
Thanks for the bckground. ShazzieB Dec 1 #29
Code Pink LudwigPastorius Nov 2023 #20
Yep... You Can See Medea Benjamin In The Back MatterN Nov 2023 #22
Hmm, I wonder why this just popped into my head?: Sky Jewels Nov 2023 #16
Evening kick WhiskeyGrinder Nov 2023 #21
I said this a few weeks ago but it is worth repeating....... Takket Nov 2023 #23
❤️ ✿❧🌿❧✿ ❤️ Lucinda Nov 2023 #24
What did everyone expect? Israel says they're "human animals" leftstreet Nov 2023 #25
Well when you treat people like animals... Xolodno Nov 2023 #28
Never underestimate your enemy Joinfortmill Nov 2023 #26
Where it stinks... Xolodno Nov 2023 #27
Next-day kick WhiskeyGrinder Dec 1 #30
Notice that the most blood thirsty revengers don't seem to have a response to this. tenderfoot Dec 1 #31
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