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Amos Gilad: Completion of Tunnel Neutralization Delayed as More Tunnels Found


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The head of the Defense Ministry’s political-defense desk, Amos Gilad, said in a live interview on Israel Radio Reshet Bet today that the reason it is taking longer than previously anticipated to neutralize the tunnels in the Gaza Strip is that Israeli security activities continue to find more tunnels.

Gilad said that Israel would not stop the operation to neutralize the tunnels until all known tunnels are neutralized.

When Gilad was asked if there is a maximum time that the operation could take, he responded that a finite number of tunnels actually exist so there is, by definition, a limit.

About the Author: Dr. Lerner is the Director of IMRA (Independent Media Review & Analysis).


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31 Responses to “Amos Gilad: Completion of Tunnel Neutralization Delayed as More Tunnels Found”

  1. Israel can thank US for the aid to Palestine that made these tunnels possible.

  2. Consider the possibility there were far more than originally known !

  3. Perhaps, Israel will develop a seismic technology soon to easily discover tunnels. Then, it can export it to other democratic nations. As it has often been the case, “Necessity is the mother of invention.”

  4. Goodness they have been building for years think Israel ha been lazy.

  5. Wonder how many tunnels run under the U S boarder?

  6. Some of the found ones on U S Boarders look this sophisticated.

  7. Save your false pieties and sentiments for the Leftist media and Hamas apologists (e.g., BBC, CNN, CBC, etc); we Jews do not need lessons on morality and compassion.

  8. go Israel …God is with you forever! He will defeat your enemies…God bless Israel and the Jewish people!

  9. just keep at it. we love and respect you. Am Yisrael Chai.

  10. just keep at it. we love and respect you. Am Yisrael Chai.

  11. It sounds like the IDF needs several sets of ground penetrating radar.

  12. Mitzi Green says:

    Emma Gibson research this . This is not the first time last fall they gave money to the Pally’s welfare money

  13. Mitzi Green says:

    Emma Gibson research this . This is not the first time last fall they gave money to the Pally’s welfare money

  14. Mitzi Green says:

    Shirley Santanello USA is not the ONLY ONE supporting Pallywood Welfare

  15. Mitzi Green says:

    Shirley Santanello USA is not the ONLY ONE supporting Pallywood Welfare

  16. Those stinking rats have been busy for a long time. That tells me the people I n Gaza knew all along what was going on. Why didn’t they get out before the rockets started flying ??

  17. Tanya Klein says:

    I am amazed that all the roads, bridges and infrastructure in Gaza didn’t collapse from all the underground digging.

  18. Judy Klein says:

    I fear they will ALL only be found if we go thru Gaza inch by inch.

  19. Janet Sisler says:

    The residents in Gaza surely knew about the tunnels. They are everywhere.

  20. Judith Dowla says:

    let us consider how many cities have been built layer by layer on top of each other in the land of Canaan for centuries.

  21. Loren Renee says:

    Flood it and add alligators.

  22. Please, please do not stop until they are all destroyed.

  23. Into the depths of hell…..at $ 3million a drop…what a bargain for hamas….

  24. Money was from the US and ///////////UN was so plentiful…why not build….

  25. Only rats run in tunnels!!!!!!!

  26. If you find the UN in your country…? RUN!!!!! Where they are there is trouble!

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