Via Haaretz: ‘Hamas Military Chief Ahmed Jabari Killed By Israeli Strike’

Full piece here.

‘Ahmed Jabari, head of Hamas’ military wing, was killed Wednesday in a targeted strike by Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip.

The Palestinian Islamist group said an Israeli airstrike hit a car in the Gaza Strip, killing both Jabari, who ran the organization’s armed wing, the Izz el-Deen Al-Qassam, and a passenger.’

What’s the U.S. strategy here?

Addition:  Escalating tensions.

Another:  Still escalating.  Hamas firing rockets aimed at Tel Aviv.

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