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February 18, 2024

Three months on, Israel is entering a new phase of war. Is it still trying to ‘destroy’ Hamas?

No, Israel is no longer trying to ‘destroy’ Hamas in the current phase of the war. Israel's stated aims for the current phase are to make Hamas stop firing rockets at Israel, to weaken Hamas' military capabilities, and to secure a lasting ceasefire between the two sides.