Rafah: The Israeli Invasion That is or isn’t Going to Take Place

Smoke rises following an Israeli airstrike east of Rafah, Gaza Strip, Monday, May 6, 2024. (AP Photo/Ismael Abu Dayyah)

If you know anything about the Middle East, you know that in present day it is a grease fire. After October, when Hamas killed a bunch of innocent civilians, the Israelis retaliated. That situation in a ton of ways has escalated between Iran, between the Houthi rebels, between Hamas, the whole area is a disaster. 


ATLANTA – Israel’s invasion of Gaza puts the city of Rafah right in the middle of the Israeli military’s crosshairs. What makes this city a prime target and how dominant is the presence of Hamas in the area?

Today, Ben breaks down the importance of this city in the Hamas / Israel conflict, the Biden Administration’s role in the mess, and the effects of the fighting on the average citizen.

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