An unnamed Israeli defense source said:
"Regardless of the ceasefire agreement, we will attack and destroy any shipment of arms to Gaza once we have spotted it."
Israel attacks Gaza fishermen, farmers in their fields, children for target practice, and other civilians it calls national security threats.
During Pillar of Cloud, West Bank residents were terrorized. During the week ending November 22, Israeli security forces conducted 77 civilian community incursions (on average 11 per day).
Nearly all are conducted pre-dawn. Homes are stormed and ransacked. Husbands and sons are beaten. Children are traumatized.
From November 14 - 22, hundreds of Palestinians were arrested. Included were many children and released prisoner Tha'er Halahla. He was held administratively uncharged. He hunger stuck for 78 days to win release.
Hours after Pillar of Cloud ended, dozens of West Bank residents were arrested. They included other former prisoners, human rights activists, and a Najah University professor. They also targeted Hamas and other resistance group members.
Many were attacked, tear gassed, shot at, and beaten during anti-Pillar of Cloud protests. Two were killed. Dozens were injured. An unconscious man was arrested and detained.
Young women protesting near the illegal Beit El settlement were arrested, painfully shackled, blindfolded, and subjected to dehumanizing harassment. Soldiers called them "dogs," "bitches," and other insults.
Young children were arrested and terrorized. Incidents like these happen regularly. Israel wages war on Palestine numerous ways. It does so with impunity. It plans much more ahead.
It calls brutalizing civilians, at times killing them, traumatizing children, and waging aggressive war self-defense.
With world community and scoundrel media support, it gets away with murder. Expect little or no change now.
Voice of America reports US propaganda. Israel National News cited VOA saying Islamic Jihad, Salafists, and other Hamas rivals may violate truce terms.
Expect Israel to do it. Netanyahu will decide how, when, where, and for what invented reason.
With rare exceptions, Israeli media provided one-sided Pillar of Cloud accounts. They haven't stopped. A November 20 Jerusalem Post editorial headlined "Lasting Truce," saying:
It's "too much to expect that (Hamas) will redirect its efforts from terrorizing Israelis to bettering the lives of" Gazans. Israel wants bloodshed and destruction stopped, claimed JP editors.