IDF Operations Directorate chief: No strictly-military solution for Gaza problem.
IDF Operations Directorate chief: No strictly-military solution for Gaza problem
Maj.-Gen. Yoav Har Even says the army could have been more prepared to deal with tunnel threat, but that ‘Hannibal Directive’ used on Rafah’s Black Friday during last summer’s war was never meant to endanger Hadar Goldin’s life.
Published: 06.19.15, 13:45 / Israel News
After almost a decade of operations in the Gaza Strip since the 2005 Israeli disengagement, the IDF’s outgoing Operations Directorate chief, Maj.-Gen. Yoav Har Even, says there is no ultimate solution to the “Gaza problem.”
“As a rule, there are no military solutions to political problems. These are always combined solutions. Using military force is only a part of the policy,” Har Even says in an interview with Ynet.
“It has to do with things happening outside the…
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