The military and strategic expert said Major General Fayez Al-DuwairiThe Israeli occupation army, after 100 days of war on… Gaza strip He did not achieve any of his military goals, nor did he reach their minimum, indicating that both sides still have the ability to continue fighting.
In an analysis for Al Jazeera, Al-Duwairi explained that the results of the battles are measured by the extent to which their declared military objectives are achieved, and what the occupation army announced is that its war on the Gaza Strip aims to eliminate the Islamic Resistance Movement (agitation), destroying its combat capabilities and recovering the hostages, which it has not yet achieved.
He added in this context, the Hamas movement is still organized, and its military capabilities are still intact, and after 100 days of aggression and destruction, the occupation army was unable to rescue any of its detainees except through negotiation, while some of them were killed, whether by bombing or direct targeting.
He pointed out that Israel, which began the ground incursion on October 27, 2023, that is, 20 days after the start of the war, initially mobilized 3 teams to deal with the northern sector, and began two main efforts, and others secondary.
He added that the beginning was with an attack towards Al-Rashid Street and was reinforced with two supporting attacks, the first: towards Beit Lahia, and the second: towards Beit Hanoun, while the second main effort was to enter from the Gaza Valley, which separates the north and the south.
The first stage
In that first stage that preceded Humanitarian truceAccording to Al-Duwairi, the occupation army was able to enter from Gaza Street and reach Al-Rashid Street and turn towards the areas of Sheikh Ajlin, Tal Al-Hawa and Al-Rimal, and ended up arriving at the hospital complex area, and reaching Al-Shifa Hospital.
He explained that the most prominent feature of the battle in the north before the truce was that the occupation’s losses were large and that it took place in residential areas, while the battles in the south after the truce were more intense, more intense and more widespread, as the occupation brought in new forces, but it also collided with a new combat reality.
Regarding the most prominent weapons used by the occupation and resistance forces in the war, Al-Duwairi pointed out: Merkava tank With its third and fourth generations, and the superior capabilities and capabilities they possess, the occupation army was surprised by the ability of the resistance forces to target it and destroy dozens of it.
The occupation was also surprised by the resistance's ability to destroy Tiger troop carriers The armored vehicle is known for its fortification and its adoption of the wind coat system. The last of these operations was what took place yesterday, Saturday, in the Khan Yunis area, where one of the clips showed Al-Qassam Brigades The armed wing of the Hamas movement destroyed one of those tankers.
While Al-Duwairi pointed out that among the most prominent weapons used by the Al-Qassam Brigades were missiles Al-Yassin 105 and “Tandum”, which were taken by reverse engineering from the well-known Russian weapon “RPG”, and are distinguished by their tandem filling, the first of which penetrates the plates, and the second hits the target.
Regarding the extent to which the two sides can continue fighting, the military expert believes that the occupation army has the ability to continue due to continued Western support, while the resistance’s field performance confirms that it still has the ability to continue and manage the battle effectively.