Thousands of Israeli troops are massing on the Gaza border, and a ground invasion is now considered imminent. This seven-day Gaza conflict has so far seen Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza Strip and Hamas rocket attacks in Israel. The Israeli cabinet approved a ground invasion of Gaza last week.
Hampton Stephens, the editor-in-chief and publisher of World Politics Review, joins Martin Savidge to discuss Israeli response to Hamas rockets, likely tactics in a ground invasion and lessons learned from Israel’s war with Hezbollah in Lebanon in 2006.
Read his extended commentary about Israeli military capability here: Can Israel’s military succeed in Gaza?