– Potential elimination of Hamas as a threat to Israel’s security. – Greater control over Gaza and potential stabilization of the region. – Potential for decreased terrorist activity against Israel. – Potential disruption of Hamas’ support networks.
– Escalation of violence and increased civilian casualties.
– Risk of spillover and potential wider conflict in the Middle East. – Growing tension between Israel and neighboring countries.
– Strained diplomatic relations and potential backlash from the international community.
Israel’s recent airstrikes in Gaza, aimed at eradicating Hamas, have escalated the potential for an overflow of conflict into the broader Middle East area.