Nothing underscores Hamas incompetence more than the current war. Hamas chose this war, yet what does it have to show for it other than a few score Israelis killed? How foolish does Hamas look for building and maintaining a huge rocket arsenal that has turned out to be mostly impotent against Israel’s Iron Dome?
The failure to hold Egypt is cataclysmic for a movement which feeds off its own success. The shattered sense of Muslim Brotherhood invincibility and inevitability poses a major problem for continued Islamist growth and popular support. The invincible strong horse just broke a leg. Continue reading →