Times Online In a desperate attempt to stop the barrage of rockets fired by Hamas at Israeli villages, Ehud Olmert, Israel’s prime minister, has ordered his security chiefs to target the Islamic movement’s political leadership.
Good. This is the one thing they fear, that they themselves will be killed. They don't mind if Israel responds and kills innocent civilians, and they don't mind the death of someone stupid enough to blow himself up, but they are worried when they find out Israel is targeting them.According to Israeli security sources, a decision to assassinate leading Hamas politicians was taken by Olmert and his defence minister, Amir Peretz. Early yesterday Israeli missiles struck Hamas targets in Gaza, including a charity run by the group.