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‘Al-Aqsa Storm’ Operation Might Have Big Geopolitical Impact

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‘Al-Aqsa Storm’ Operation Might Have Big Geopolitical Impact

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Written by Lucas Leiroz, journalist, researcher at the Center for Geostrategic Studies, geopolitical consultant

A major conflict is beginning in Palestine. On October 7, Hamas launched a military operation against the Israeli occupation forces. Using missiles, drones and paragliders, Palestinian soldiers managed to surprisingly attack Israeli troops and advance through occupied territory, liberating many areas. Tel Aviv responded with a declaration of war and several brutal attacks on civilian areas in Gaza, however, the Jewish State’s forces still appear unable to expel Palestinian soldiers from their occupied territory, with Hamas advancing rapidly.

In addition to territorial disputes, the attack seems to have direct religious reasons. Palestinians call the assault “Al-Aqsa Storm Operation“, referring to the famous Al-Aqsa Mosque, an important Islamic holy site. Jewish militants have frequently attacked the site and extremist religious groups have pressured the state to demolish the Mosque and build a Jewish temple in the region. The constant desecration of Al-Aqsa appears to have been a red line for Palestinian Muslims.

The surprise effect of the Hamas attack shocked Israeli authorities and Tel Aviv’s supporters around the world. Hamas’ ability to destroy the illegal siege imposed by Zionist forces was seen as a historic defeat for Israel. Furthermore, many experts are criticizing the intelligence capabilities of the Jewish State after the start of the battle, as the country’s spy forces were inefficient in predicting Palestinian moves and taking preventive measures against Hamas, which is a militia, not a regular national army, therefore having much more limited resources than Israeli Defense Forces.

Immediately after the start of hostilities, many videos and images began to be shared on social media showing the violence of the clashes. Many of these images are spread out of context, mainly by the Western pro-Zionist propaganda machine. Anti-Palestine activists accuse Hamas of murdering civilians, while anti-Zionists claim that all those killed are military targets – even though some of them are unarmed. It is important to remember that in Israel military service is mandatory for almost all citizens (including women), with most of the Gaza borders’ settlers being actually military, even if they were eventually killed or captured while off duty.

Israel’s reactions were harsh. Netanyahu declared a state of war and ordered a series of bombings against the Gaza Strip. Hundreds of Palestinian civilians died, non-military facilities were destroyed, and a severe blockade is being imposed on any type of food, energy or water supply. The retaliation, despite strong, did not prevent Hamas’ advance into the occupation zone. There is still a strong presence of Palestinian troops and an absolute Israeli inability to expel them. Furthermore, thousands of Israeli citizens are leaving the country, creating an unprecedented crisis.

Around the world, reactions to the escalation were as expected. Most Arab and Islamic countries have expressed support for the Palestinian resistance, but without committing to direct military cooperation. The Collective West has voiced support for Israel, with the US, EU, UK and their allies harshly criticizing Hamas, which they consider a “terrorist group”. On the other hand, Russia and China called for an immediate ceasefire and emphasized the importance of recognizing a Palestinian State as an existential condition for peace in the Middle East.

Washington is moving significant extra military aid to Tel Aviv. The Jewish State already receives 3 billion dollars in military assistance annually from the US, but with the escalation of hostilities, the tendency is for this assistance to increase substantially. Obviously, this will have a severe impact on the proxy war against Russia, as it will be impossible for the US to continue backing two high-intensity conflicts at the same time. The pro-Israel agenda is unanimous among American politicians, bringing together Republicans and Democrats much more cohesively than Ukraine, which many conservative politicians dislike. So, it is most likely that Kiev will be progressively “abandoned” by Washington as the crisis in Palestine worsens.

However, it is unlikely that American aid will automatically be a “game-changer” for Israel. There will be many local reprisals as Iran will certainly exponentially boost its participation in the conflict and send weapons and irregular troops to help the Palestinians. Furthermore, Hezbollah from Lebanon and some Syrian military units are also on combat readiness and could openly enter the conflict if it escalates. Iran also controls Houthi dissidents in Yemen, who could also take part in hostilities. So, instead of an “easy” military effort, with systematic killing of civilians and territorial expansionism (as seen on other occasions), this time, Israel may be facing a serious security crisis, putting its very existence at risk.

To avoid this disastrous scenario, the right thing to do for Tel Aviv is to stop territorial expansionism and the illegal occupation of Palestinian territories. The Jewish State needs to respect international law and start thinking seriously about returning its borders to the limits of the 1948 UN plan – with possible changes, as long as they are negotiated with the Arabs under mutually beneficial circumstances. Aggressive policies of apartheid and territorial annexation, as well as desecration of Islamic religious sites, will only result in more conflicts.

However, Tel Aviv seems not only committed to the most extreme wings of Zionism but also shows a willingness to act as an American proxy against Iran in the Middle East, which brings very negative expectations. If Israel chooses the path of war, it could become a “new Ukraine”.

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US made flimsy dog tags

why do my comments need approval? when that murphy guy can post lil jew hating sand-nigger? and his other comment where he’s referring to the children being killed in gaza by zionist airstrikes little piggies….

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UkHomoSap

the murphy spudhead moniker fast becomes all too boring.

disregard the asshole.

MotherTeresa

hey us made: use your head. try posting some short (at least 14 numbers) sentence first, like: “hello all of you writers here”. or “fghjfjkfffa,g,sjggkalk” . post it. then click on edit post. and then write what you want. this way no approval request will pop up. btw. overall lenght of posts is restricted in this forum since some tricky spammers used lenghty nonsense-posts to fight censorship on this site.

Last edited 7 months ago by MotherTeresa
Clyde

more rubbish. the idea that a “jewish state” should exist on territory stolen from palestinians, whose descendants should, according to “right-thinking” people, be accorded a tiny rump state is absurd. the un had no right to give a jewish state any territory in palestine. the jewish supremacists had attempted to buy the land from absentee arab landlords, and failing that, simply stole it, a theft that was rubber-stamped with the ridiculous un proclamations.

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Famous

why not let them fight it out like every other country has in the past? you want the land then be willing to fight for it today.

Clyde

derp derp?

ISIS Patriot

al-aqsa is the holiest mosque of all sunni muslims. and to all shia rafidah safavid fire worshipper apostates and traitors trying to undermine our holy struggle: just die. you have always been bloodthirsty slaves of the enemies of islam seeking to gain power from their imperialist crusader masters in return for betraying your land, country and worst of all, selling your religion. you were welcoming and cheering for invaders and occupiers.

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Daniel

dont knock the zoroastrians they have little to do with the shiia persians who are organized more like the orthodox church. sabians or magians aka the old faith based on fire worship is aknowleged and protected in islam alongside judaism and christianity.

unkle – burn my shadow

Icarus Tanović

just close that bs.

ISIS Patriot

remember badr brigades? mahdi army? your shitty army opened fire on protesting sunni tribes and arrested sunnis en masse: the sectarian shia death squads kidnapping religious sunni men and all those sunni women raped by shia animals.

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Anthony

obviously you didn’t take your pills today!

no worries, just go get your medical treatment in israel, they love takfiri scumbags like you over there…

TomB.

lol you braimndead moron. isis is a construct created and financed form the zionists and the usa, to split and weaken the muslims each other and all muslim states around occupied palestina, named israel. as we see on you, seems sadly very successfull.

JoaoAlfaiate

the israelis lack the power, short of nuclear weapons, to attack iran. look at the geography. aircraft attacking iran need to refuel. are iraq and saudi arabia going to facilitate israeli bombing of iran? the game here is to get uncle sam into the fray thus all the talk about how iran is behind the gaza resistance. truth is the concentration camp inmates have attacked their jailers.

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Huckelberry finn

the us is acting as proxy against iran on behalf of israel, not the other way around, get your facts right lucas.

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MotherTeresa

agreed. good post huckelberry

Famous

utter bs article. diminishes the credibility of south front. i was a daily reader but i can’t believe the trash i just read. killing women and children and calling them valid military targets is nonsense. i never thought russians would believe in this ???

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MotherTeresa

famous. exactly ! anyone with a brain should know that mossad and shin bet etc. of course knew about the attack in before. chabad lubawitch is an endtime jewish sect who want armageddon to come, in order to make the jewish messiah come. they are psychics, madmen with trillions over trillions of dollars – they want to make israel and the islamic world extinct each other – its the same plan their collegue albert pike advocated in his writing with the title “3 world wars”. see http://rlu.ru/3afcr

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Nobodyinparticular

after the bucha fakery it does kind of undermine the credibility of some of the presented stories like did hamas really go to a music festival and gun down the peaceful partygoers there, and kill hundreds of people who were just driving down a road? i don’t know if they did or didn’t, it would be a propagandists dream if they did – or was it something a propagandist dreamed up?

Daniel

a sign that wesley clarks plan for a new american century and greater israel failed. 5 cuntries in seven years failed due to the iranian regime still standing and yemen being contested. all this was supposed to take place before the new cold war to control global oil supplies but there has been a massive failure in us hegemony. the old masonic prophecy by luciferian albert pike world war iii starts there is coming true.

kasabian – scriptvure

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rattus

as the oracle of delphi famously said to king croesus ““if you go to war against persia, you will destroy a great empire”

Hicetubique

adorei. i,ve love this

Total Kike De@th

very likely kike faggots and their dual israeli infiltrator politicians will get their goyim slave state usa to attack iran, syria and lebanon soon

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A.H.

is southfront zio contrlold now??,

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