General Frank McKenzie, former commander of US Central Command, described Israel's success so far in achieving its goals in Gaza as “very limited”.
“When he came in he set the goal of removing the political level and the military leadership level of Hamas, and they have not succeeded in either of those yet,” McKenzie told the American CBS network, Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported. Are. ,
McKenzie also said that in his opinion the bigger issue is that “you have to have a theory of what it's going to look like when you finish,” emphasizing that “when you start a military operation you have to have A vision of the end state is required because everything is then discounted or added to your ability to reach.” Up to that point.”
The US general also considered Israeli occupation the least preferred option among all outcomes, and said that Arab countries would need to support efforts in Gaza after the war.
It is noteworthy that the announced number of deaths of Israeli forces has exceeded 560 since the beginning of Operation Al-Aqsa Flood on October 7 last year and the beginning of the war on Gaza.
The occupation army also said that its operational transport unit conducted more than 1,500 operations to evacuate soldiers wounded in fighting in the Gaza Strip, while the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper said that since the beginning of the war, Israeli forces have been dealing with thousands Is a request to soldiers seeking psychological assistance.