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Thursday, May 13, 2021

Ground forces enter Gaza

It appears Netanyahu has not been reading van Creveld, as he has ordered the IDF infantry and armor into Gaza:

Israeli ground troops have attacked Gaza as its air force bombarded targets and officials ordered everyone living within miles of the border to go to bunkers amid fears of fierce retaliation from Hamas.

The Israel Defense Force tweeted from its official account on Thursday night: 'IDF air and ground troops are currently attacking in the Gaza Strip.'

Military spokesman Lt Col Jonathan Conricus confirmed: 'There are ground troops attacking in Gaza, together with air forces as well.'

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu posted moments later: 'I said that we would charge a very heavy price from Hamas. We do it and we will continue to do it with great intensity. The last word was not said and this operation will continue as long as necessary.'

It is not yet clear whether the offensive was to destroy rocket sites or Hamas leaders or part of an extended campaign to invade Gaza.

Earlier Israel called up 9,000 reservists to bolster its forces as it deployed troops to the border in preparation for the ground assault.

One can't help but wonder what Hezbollah has in the works, or if they want to see Hamas destroyed by the Israelis. 

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Blogger Peter May 13, 2021 6:50 PM  

"We would charge a heavy price"... Kek. Muh tropes. Hand rubbing intensifies, turns nervous. Freudian slip on his valuation of human life.

Blogger Doom May 13, 2021 6:54 PM  

Creveld or no, it's what I would have done. And, actually, it looks like Hezbollah is next. They are probably sending rockets into Israel now, as well. Cheers. Looks like the summer is warming up!

Blogger Shadow Banisher May 13, 2021 7:05 PM  

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Blogger FUBARwest May 13, 2021 7:05 PM  

Curious, what was Trump doing/not doing and the people controlling Biden currently doing/notdoing that for 4 years this wasn't happening and now all out war might break out?

Blogger Azimus May 13, 2021 7:23 PM  

"Ground forces enter Gaza"

I see they're pulling from the "wag the dog" rolodex for the news cycle again. I guess its a welcome departure from "Russia Russia Russia" for once, or "China-so-baaaaaad..."

Blogger Derangement Syndrome May 13, 2021 7:33 PM  

You know Bibi was cool with a Biden Presidency because he had so much blackmail on his soon to be promethean filled cabinet. The US State Department has been in lockstep with Izzy since they provoked this.

Not at all surprising.

Blogger tsquared May 13, 2021 7:35 PM  

I have no compassion for Hamas or their supporters. The IDF can go "Old Testament" with their retribution as far as I concerned. I think a better punishment would be to relocate the Palestinians to Syria as that was part of their bedouin lifestyle prior to WWI/WWII.

Blogger Balkan Yankee May 13, 2021 7:38 PM  

The Biden crew is running interference for Israel at the UN Security Council by blocking statements and meetings specific to the crisis.

It's hard to know if the goal is give Israel a few more days to punish Hamas hard or if it's the other way around.

Blogger Ingot9455 May 13, 2021 7:46 PM  

I wonder if Gaza has any of those munitions dumps full of ammonium nitrate fertilizer+ammo+fuel of all types that's just waiting to go off and destroy their port like the recent Beirut explosion.

Blogger Doktor Jeep May 13, 2021 7:46 PM  


Still, wonder what this will do to the ever angrier, victimist, and browner democrat party if the Biden admin throws support behind it? The neocons already have their hooks in. The cabinet is "full of Jews". Then there is that Nadler-Schumer old wing.

Based on past performance, we can probably expect a horde or two of yet more immigrants or "refugees" from that region and any adjacent country where the chief export is more immigrants.

The problems in that region will persist until one side goes Full Kahn.

Blogger English Tom May 13, 2021 8:02 PM  

If Hamas can fire enough rockets to deplete the Israeli iron dome, Hezbollah might wait for this, then attack.

Blogger English Tom May 13, 2021 8:05 PM  

Lebanon is in a state of ongoing economic collapse. A war against Israel might just be a handy deflection from their socio-economic woes.

Blogger Attila is my bro May 13, 2021 8:11 PM  

>>One can't help but wonder what Hezbollah has in the works, or if they want to see Hamas destroyed by the Israelis.<<

I could not imagine that kind of betrayal against your own people. Oh, wait...

Blogger Wes350 May 13, 2021 8:46 PM  

West Bank, Gaza Strip, Golan Heights... it's all the same. The Chosen overestimated their ability to make these people submit peacefully to their rule.

These oven-dodgers need to make up their damn minds.. Kick them all into Egypt, Syria, Lebanon or Jordan. Or have this constant on again off again morale draining war of attrition go on forever.

They are already called every name under the sun, so they should use this opportunity to do what they need to do to not have to deal with these assholes anymore. Make Egypt stronger by adding the Palestinians to their vibrancy.

Frankly, I don't feel I'm really getting my 3billion a year worth out of the foreign aid we are sending them with my tax dollars.

They need to up their game and keep Israel a sovereign nation. This is very important to me, as sooner or later we will finally get sick of their shenanigans here in the US and they all have to go somewhere. Because plane and boat tickets are so much cheaper and easier than camps and ovens.

Blogger Hammerli 280 May 13, 2021 8:55 PM  

I seem to recall that yesterday, Netanyahu announced that any ground action would impose a permanent shift in the border.

This is the endgame of the Abraham Accords. The Palestinians have played the "refugee" card for over 70 years. Pompeo and Kushner realized that if you didn't give the Palestinians a veto, making peace between Israel and the rest of the Middle East was pretty easy.

The Palestinians - or more correctly, Hamas and the Palestinian Authority (each acting independently for Gaza and the West Bank) - are no longer in a condition to avoid the consequences of their actions. Netanyahu is about to drive Hamas into the sea...or into Sinai.

And nobody will give a damn.

Blogger J Van Stry May 13, 2021 9:09 PM  

Just as long as they don't drag us into it, I really don't give a damn what they do to each other anymore.

Blogger Unknown May 13, 2021 9:15 PM  

@15 Considering the news coming out of Gaza isn't so rosy for Neetanyahoo, I'd say the Jews may be in for being run into the Red Sea. And this time, Moses won't be there to split it.

Blogger Chill Penguin May 13, 2021 9:29 PM  

@7 > God's holy land was a desert prior to the 20th century
found the atheist

Blogger DrivingDissent May 13, 2021 9:30 PM  

Wouldn't now be about the right time for a drone or ghetto cruise missile attack of indeterminant origin of Iran's export terminals and or refiners? Saudi Arabia seems to have the Yemen situation in Hand.. After such a strike it would be anyone's guess as to who did it.. Was it the Israelis? Was it the Saudis? Was it the Turks.. Was it the Americans? who the hell could tell.. My bet would be the Saudis as they have some favors to return to the Mullahs, favors in Spades...

Blogger Lazarus May 13, 2021 9:55 PM  

Vids of the strikes in Gaza look different than I have seen before.

Wictor has a thread on it, of course

Normally black smoke is the result incomplete combustion of petroleum-based fuel, but there's no way that these munitions are petroleum based.

It's something new.


Blogger IreneAthena May 13, 2021 9:58 PM  

The goal of an organization like this may look quixotic at this point, but there's still hope.

Blogger Unknown May 13, 2021 10:14 PM  

O/T but merits a post
https://z3news.com/w/uk-government-model-states-fully-vaccinated-will-dominate-deaths-in-3rd-wave-they-will-blame-children-unvaccinated-for-it/
pdf checks out

Blogger The Last Roman May 13, 2021 10:25 PM  

I imagine this is what Paris will look like in the next few years. I mean, I doubt the immigrants will leave without a fight. Of course, this will only happen if a sizable number of French come to their senses.

Blogger DeepThought May 13, 2021 10:52 PM  

20% of Palestinians are Christian. You pro israelii churchIan’s are rooting against your own faith.

Blogger Damelon Brinn May 13, 2021 10:58 PM  

Curious, what was Trump doing/not doing

Trump was actually trying to negotiate peace where each side would get something it wanted. But that's hard work and requires you to try to understand the factions and treat them like sovereign nations with a right to have their own interests. It doesn't let you look like the tough guy pushing everyone else around.

Blogger Elder Son May 13, 2021 11:02 PM  

It appears there are no boots on the ground, just air and artillery bombardments. The King of the North Turkey is now threatening Israel.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9574147/Israel-goes-Ground-troops-storm-Gaza-air-force-bombards-targets.html

Rockets, Giants, and Booze: How to Not Get Drunk on Jerusalem

“At the end of 2008 I was a desk editor, a local hire in The Associated Press’s Jerusalem bureau, during the first serious round of violence in Gaza after Hamas took it over the year before. [Allow me (Stephanie) to make this note here: Hamas took power immediately after Israel expelled every Jewish resident of the Gaza Strip, in a deal called “Land for Peace.” It obviously did not work; this is one of many holes in the ‘Palestinian violence is due to Israeli occupation’ narrative.] That conflict was grimly similar to the American campaign in Iraq, in which a modern military fought in crowded urban confines against fighters concealed among civilians. Hamas understood early that the civilian death toll was driving international outrage at Israel, and that this, not I.E.D.s or ambushes, was the most important weapon in its arsenal.

Early in that war, I complied with Hamas censorship in the form of a threat to one of our Gaza reporters and cut a key detail from an article: that Hamas fighters were disguised as civilians and were being counted as civilians in the death toll. The bureau chief later wrote that printing the truth after the threat to the reporter would have meant ‘jeopardizing his life.’ Nonetheless, we used that same casualty toll throughout the conflict and never mentioned the manipulation.

Hamas understood that Western news outlets wanted a simple story about villains and victims and would stick to that script, whether because of ideological sympathy, coercion or ignorance. The press could be trusted to present dead human beings not as victims of the terrorist group that controls their lives, or of a tragic confluence of events, but of an unwarranted Israeli slaughter. The willingness of reporters to cooperate with that script gave Hamas the incentive to keep using it.”[1]


https://www.faipublishing.org/articles/rockets-giants-booze-jerusalem

Blogger Ken Prescott May 13, 2021 11:19 PM  

Cannon cockers are technically ground forces. But they don't have to enter Gaza to throw Hamas a beating.

Anyone remember that Oscar Sierra event in Beirut last year?

That was probably Hezbollah's stash for this operation...

Blogger Azure Amaranthine May 13, 2021 11:32 PM  

"Just as long as they don't drag us into it, I really don't give a damn what they do to each other anymore."

This is easily the most sane and healthy position.

Blogger Bernard Korzeniewicz May 13, 2021 11:39 PM  

… or Bibi needs his splendid little war as a distraction.
Hamas probably is heavy infiltrated by Shin Bet. Creatin situation when Izrael orders attack on himself is quite easy and has been done time and time again.

Blogger Teleport me off this rock May 14, 2021 12:06 AM  

Everyone's so eager for the full repatriation, even extermination, policy for Palestinians, but why would it be anymore likely now than it was in 1948? Or 1967? Or 1973? Or 1978? Or 1982? Or 2006?

Maybe, just maybe, van Creveld knew exactly what he was talking about, and we'l be reading this exact same story again in the not-too-distant future.

Blogger Teleport me off this rock May 14, 2021 12:14 AM  

I could not imagine that kind of betrayal against your own people.

What's the Arabic for "useful idiots"?

Blogger Arthur Isaac May 14, 2021 1:04 AM  

Betrayal against your own people....dont look to deeply into the scarlett shields dealings.

Blogger The Critical G May 14, 2021 1:13 AM  

Unless they intend to undo the ethnic cleansing of the Jews of Gush Katif in 2005 (thanks to mega-cuck Ariel Sharon), what's the point? The only solution is to have a permanent, ever expanding Jewish presence in Gaza, not to waltz in and waltz out leaving a trail of wreckage every few years.

Blogger Jeremy Daw May 14, 2021 2:39 AM  

Trump playing hardball with Iran while isolating it from the more moderate Arab states?

Blogger Ariel Bem E May 14, 2021 3:10 AM  

israel hasnt entered gaza. media just understood wrong. the army was talking about artillery and tanks shooting into gaza. coming from an idf tanker

Blogger Lazarus May 14, 2021 4:04 AM  

Turns out the news is wrong. Unless, of course the denial is subterfuge. More stellar journalism from the MSM.

Ground operation? Foreign media confused by IDF statement

Blogger Harambe May 14, 2021 4:05 AM  

Arthur Isaac wrote:Betrayal against your own people....dont look to deeply into the scarlett shields dealings.

Ha, even Trump had a habit of "distancing himself" from some of his greatest allies and supporters. it's why we shouldn't put our trust in earthly rulers, no matter how much they make the globalists REEEEEEE

Blogger Unknown May 14, 2021 5:13 AM  

Israel seems more gutsy in killing back the poor Muslims now that Oneway Trump has established a US base in Israel, limiting the options for NBC strikes.

Blogger Lord Thorpe May 14, 2021 5:25 AM  

Sure Bro. Let's do a reset to WW1 when Palestine was 5% Jewish while we're at it. Oh wait, that isn't what you meant? Please drop the dumbass instinctual support for Israel. The Jews in America hate you and want to see you replaced (both the Libertarians and the Trotskyites). Why support the Jews in Israel following an ethostate project?

Blogger Avalanche May 14, 2021 7:02 AM  

@14 "Or have this constant on again off again morale draining war of attrition go on forever."

I think you used an incorrect spelling there?

Should that not have been:

"...U.S. tax-bank draining war of attrition go on forever"?


"Frankly, I don't feel I'm really getting my 3billion a year worth out of the foreign aid we are sending them with my tax dollars."

As with ANY U.S. federal program, if you FIX the problem, the money stops! If there IS no more poverty, or drugs use, or 'institutional racism'' there is no more NEED for all those lucious billions! You CLEARLY wear a normal-sized hat!


Blogger Avalanche May 14, 2021 7:12 AM  

@24 " You pro israelii churchIan’s are rooting against your own faith."

Jesus did NOT say: you disciples are now and forevermore responsible for the lives and livelihoods of every single person in every single country into which you have brought the Word. He did NOT say: take those people you have taught the Word to into your tribe, and become one with them. (Against the Babel Declarations, if you will?)

He DID approve of the good Samaritan paying the *hotel* bill of the injured man until he was well enough to go the hell HOME! He did not suggest that since you helped you, you were therefore responsible forevermore and after to spend your treasure AND YOUR CHILDREN in helping "the other" to do and get whatever HE wanted, no matter the ill effects on YOUR people!!

WHY do you keep BELIEVING the crap that goes against what Jesus taught and that SERVES the children of the lie?! Back to basics in the Christian church! Do what Christ Jesus told you to do, NOT what the vermin and liars and corrupters of the Word are telling you He REALLY meant!

Come ON, man!

Blogger Avalanche May 14, 2021 7:26 AM  

@20 "Wictor has a thread on it, of course
Normally black smoke is the result incomplete combustion of petroleum-based fuel, but there's no way that these munitions are petroleum based.
It's something new. "

It's not something new -- it's completely normal, 50+-year-old, CONTROLLED DEMOLITION! Have you not pored over the 9/11 videos? Have you not watched comparisons of explosives as against the careful setting of structural removal charges and the IMPLOSION of the building into its own footprint?!

HOW do you think a missile manages to takes out first the left 1/4 of the building withOUT damaging / dragging down ANY of the second 1/4?! And then the opposite side comes down in a controlled implosion -- again, without damaging THAT 2nd 1/4? And THEN the final / central half of teh building, down into ITS own footprint?!

And, JUST as in Las Vegas when they put on this type of show -- the big black smoke (left) and the big fire (right) are PYROTECHNICS!!

None so blind as will not see? Look again! Block the propaganda that's been inculcated into your eyes (and oh, that Wictor loves him some israel!), and see what's really there!

Blogger DadOfTen May 14, 2021 7:30 AM  

Or is this all a false flag operation that conveniently happened when Netanyahu was unable to form a government?

Blogger Lord Thorpe May 14, 2021 7:44 AM  

Please stop spreading Zionist Propaganda. They've been at it for a thousand years
"These people (Arabs, Christians, Alexandrian & Greek pagans etc) just hate us for no reason at all ! They just can't be reasoned with !"

Blogger Akulkis May 14, 2021 7:46 AM  

@FUBARwest

When Trump was in office, the military military answered to him, so the cabal (or is it (((khabal[la]))) certainly didn't want to start a civil war/commie revolution.

Now that the military andwers to Biden/Cabal directly, the game can start at any minute. Doesn't mean that those at battalion and company level in the infantry/scout/cab/armor/SF units will obey orders to harass the patriotic portion of the American public, but the Whitehouse sure might try issuing such orders.

Blogger CarpeOro May 14, 2021 8:04 AM  

@Azimus
or "China-so-baaaaaad... more silver please master"
Fixed it for you
"@7 > God's holy land was a desert prior to the 20th century
found the atheist"

Second the vote for "not my nation, not my war". Just as soon walk into a domestic violence situation over here, where I stand a some chance of being effected.
No clue what was meant by this. Sarcasm or ignorance of the fact that Israeli territory is part of the Fertile Crescent?

Blogger N.Schuster May 14, 2021 8:53 AM  

I read that no IDF soldiers as of yet actually crossed into Gaza. This was a trick to get Hamas fighters into the tunnels that were then bombed. Pretty cool trick, mo?

Blogger GeronL May 14, 2021 10:40 AM  

The terrorists got desperate. The pro-peace Arab Israeli party beat the anti-Israel Arab party in the Knesset elections. The PA leader cancelled their election because he was going to be stomped. The average Palestinian has rejected this crap.

Blogger Tars Tarkas May 14, 2021 11:14 AM  

When someone speaks of "rockets," ballistic missiles come to mind. Yet, even in the Jewish NYT, highly prone to lying for Israel, it is revealed these are made in people's kitchens using plumbing pipes and charges made from Israeli unexploded bombs. That these "rockets" are glorified fireworks makes the "Iron Dome" seem much less impressive.

Like the Holocaust, what the heck does this have to do with us? Why the heck does it dominate our media and our politics? if Israel "tipped over" fell into the sea, I wouldn't even know it.

Blogger Canadian Warlord May 14, 2021 11:17 AM  

Any chance at nationhood ended with the PLO in the 1970s and that disaster in Jordan. As the nationalism and the idea of a country went away (as Arafat's media stardom faded), international support - UN and otherwise - started going towards Hamas. Israel itself endorsed Hamas and legitimized them in 1987 with infrastructure such as buildings.

Perhaps Israel preferred to have Islamic militants around for a few decades to justify bombarding civilian infrastructure, winning by malnutrition and disease?

Without the UN and without the spotlight from the (((media))) no one would care. What did Said Abourish say? Something like, 'Palestinians die at the hands of the Israelis, and the feet of other Arabs."

But meh Endtimes!1!

Blogger Fatty May 14, 2021 11:32 AM  

Because I'd rather Jews live in their own country than living in mine

Blogger OneWingedShark May 14, 2021 11:46 AM  

Wes350 wrote:They need to up their game and keep Israel a sovereign nation. This is very important to me, as sooner or later we will finally get sick of their shenanigans here in the US and they all have to go somewhere. Because plane and boat tickets are so much cheaper and easier than camps and ovens.
No.
This is the US, not Europe.
We hang traitors, not 'banish' them.

Blogger Elder Son May 14, 2021 12:08 PM  

Because I'd rather Jews live in their own country than living in mine

Such a weenie. I'd rather all paper Americans, and descendants of paper Americans, go back rather than living in mine. Sorry Fatty, I know, it hurts.

Blogger Valar Addemmis May 14, 2021 12:30 PM  

Tars Tarkas wrote:When someone speaks of "rockets," ballistic missiles come to mind.

Blame the reader, at that point. Media has actually been very consistent in describing such projectiles without active guidance to be rockets, while missiles would refer to ones that are guided/steered/maneuvered.

I have many complaints with how media does their job, but the rocket/missile differentiation has always been rather consistent.

The Iron Dome would definitely have a harder time against real missiles, as it be much harder for them to save money by ignoring ones that are not hazarding populated areas (as missiles could maneuver within a much broader performance envelope).

Blogger DeepThought May 14, 2021 12:40 PM  

Just want to remind everyone that 20% of Palestinians are Christians. Your support of Israel is murdering not only Muslims but Christians.

Get the facts.

Blogger N.Schuster May 14, 2021 1:01 PM  

Where do these Christisn Arabs live? I read that a lot of Chrustian Arabs left the territories controlled by the PA because of persecution. Uf they aren't living in Gaza then they should be okay.

Blogger Valar Addemmis May 14, 2021 1:13 PM  

DeepThought wrote:Just want to remind everyone that 20% of Palestinians are Christians. Your support of Israel is murdering not only Muslims but Christians.

Get the facts.


Quick google search indicates the percentage in the areas under discussion is more like 1-2%. I'm assuming your 20% number includes a large number in the Palestinian diaspora (you know, the people we're told are refugees 70 years after their parents and grandparents move and settle in other countries).

It's important to get the facts, of course. It's odd that you seem to think Vox Popoli is a hotbed of pro-Israeli sentiment, though. Paid professional blog commenter spamming this all over the place, maybe?

Blogger wgmeisheid May 14, 2021 3:09 PM  

N.Schuster wrote:I read that no IDF soldiers as of yet actually crossed into Gaza. This was a trick to get Hamas fighters into the tunnels that were then bombed. Pretty cool trick, mo?
That appears to be absolutely correct. As Sun Tzu said, "All warfare is based on deception" and this proved unrelentingly successful. There are pictures of several kilometers of collapsed streets where Hamas tunnels collapsed with their forces inside. A lot of the explosions show high vertical silos of smoke intimating penetrating bombs and air fuel explosives to first penetrate to the tunnels and then ignite the air fuel or something similar within the tunnels.

Blogger Moonman's Ray-Ban Sunglasses May 14, 2021 3:09 PM  

I don't give a damm what they do to each other, either. I hope they decimate each other's ranks three generations deep.

I support neither Jihad nor Israel, Jew or Moslem. I am a Christian. We must secure a muscular future for White Christian children.

Blogger Newscaper312 May 14, 2021 3:11 PM  

@49 Tar
@54 Valar is correct about the technical distinction wrt weapons re and [unguided] rockets vs [guided] missiles.

Blogger Moonman's Ray-Ban Sunglasses May 14, 2021 3:16 PM  

@53

You have to go back too, weeb, but I'll make sure you have a window seat.

Blogger PJW Gent May 14, 2021 3:20 PM  

The Last Roman wrote:I imagine this is what Paris will look like in the next few years. I mean, I doubt the immigrants will leave without a fight. Of course, this will only happen if a sizable number of French come to their senses.
An airplane ticket and $500 equivalent in their pocket to get them started is much cheaper than supporting them even for even a month, so yes, fly them back to their country of origin and ban them from returning.

Blogger Jack Ward May 14, 2021 3:35 PM  

@ 58. wgmeisheid
And, if so, the next step may be for the IDF to fake approach to Gaza border, but stop, enemy vacates tunnels, masses on the border, suddenly they find themselves neck deep in IDF regulars.
A few swings like that and those rocket launching folks may be paying good money for psycological counsling.

Blogger phil g May 14, 2021 4:48 PM  

Check the news ag6

Blogger phil g May 14, 2021 4:54 PM  

That would make sense if the Christian population was 80%. I doubt there are many Christians in Hamas. Either way, not my problem.

Blogger Based Boomer May 14, 2021 5:17 PM  

@65 Armenians lost "de-facto" territory in Artsakh, like 50%, in 2020, and nobody gives a damn. What makes Israel/Palestine so unique? the diaspora influence? Armenians are tight-knit too and spread around. Anybody?

Hamas is considered Right wing and "based" with regards to traditional family, and we have Leftists falling over themselves to rationalize their behavior, and the opposite is true with the US Right.

Too many people are being played by players I can't make sense with.

Blogger Akulkis May 14, 2021 6:13 PM  

@49 Tars Tarkas

"When someone speaks of "rockets," ballistic missiles come to mind. Yet, even in the Jewish NYT, highly prone to lying for Israel, it is revealed these are made in people's kitchens using plumbing pipes and charges made from Israeli unexploded bombs. That these "rockets" are glorified fireworks makes the "Iron Dome" seem much less impressive."

If it's not a guided missile, then it's a ballistic missile. Bottle rockets are ballistic missiles.

ICBMs are ballistic after about the first 120 seconds after launch -- their guidance system puts them into the correct ballistic trajectory so that there's no putting it off course with mere anti-aircraft defense systems (basically, a big shot-gun shell with a lot of birdshot at the tip of a guided/homing missile).

Ballistic missiles are both the simplest and also the most reliable, but not always the most accurate. But they are accurate enough to disrupt your life. When I was in Baghdad, my base, Rustamiyah, which was roughly square about 1000 meters x 1000 meters was constantly attacked by 122mm "Katyusha" rockets (AKA "Stalin's Organs" during WW2). DESPITE no guidance system, at a range of about 10km, impact can be adjusted to +/- 100m range, and even better than that for left/right azimuth.

Just because they are simply doesn't imply inaccurate. Fuel is as simple as tree stump remover well mixed with confectioner"s sugar ("powdered sugar"), often called " rocket candy.

Use some standard size PVC pipe cut to a standard length, and packed with a standard mass of fuel, a standard mass of explosive warhead, and an ignition powder train consisting of: nail + pistol primer -> black powder -> smokeless powder -> C-4 or Semtex -> recovered modern (each explosive charge sets off the next one which is more powerful, because primers aren't powerful enough to set off high explosives, which are VERY stable, and need a medium explosive like C-4 to set it off).

Blogger JC Skinner May 14, 2021 7:12 PM  

The problem with the 'not my problem' approach to Israel-Palestine is that other may well see it as your problem, especially if your government takes sides on the matter. Plenty of locations in America and Europe have faced terror attacks that were largely inspired by the actions occurring in Israel-Palestine.

Blogger Derrick Bonsell May 14, 2021 8:56 PM  

I would give him credit but this is hardly the move of genius, but Netanyahoo! probably secured himself a conclusive victory in the next election. Though anything is possible, maybe the opposition finally finds a way to segue this into unity and boots Likud from government. In the scheme of things I don't think Israel acts any differently but the parliamentary wrangling is interesting.

Blogger Brother Deke May 14, 2021 11:45 PM  

@68

That's a Globalism perspective with a Wild West solution.

Make things my problem, then we will see. Back when things got settled in the street, that was Truth. We're getting close to that line right now between Legacy Americans and their government.

"Terror" is anything the media wants to define as such. Reprisals are not piratical actions, nor are they terroristic.

Blogger Ominous Cowherd May 16, 2021 9:49 AM  

Valar Addemmis wrote:Quick google search indicates the percentage in the areas under discussion is more like 1-2%.
And God will know His own.
JC Skinner wrote:Plenty of locations in America and Europe have faced terror attacks that were largely inspired by the actions occurring in Israel-Palestine.
Removing all the Jews and all the mohammedans from our lands would totally eliminate that problem. Keeping out of their squabbles in their lands would be a big plus, too.

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