Shmuel Sackett: Israel Must Crush Hamas Once and for All

Wednesday, 06 Aug 2014 04:39 PM

By Bill Hoffmann

  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
The terror group Hamas must be "defeated once and for all'' to ensure the future of the Jewish state of Israel, says Shmuel Sackett, co-founder of the Jewish leadership movement Manhigut Yehudit.

"They're a bunch of thugs, they are not prepared to fight us man-to-man. They are a bunch of hooligans who are trying to wreak havoc on the Jewish world and on the Western world as well,'' Sackett said Wednesday on "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV.

Story continues below video.

Note: Watch Newsmax TV now on DIRECTV Ch. 349 and DISH Ch. 223
Get Newsmax TV on your cable system
Click Here Now

"We saw what their partners did right here in [the United States] on 9/11 . . . They are fighting a religious war, they are not interested in engaging in so-called the regular rules of war, and they use their own civilians as human shields.

"We need to hit them hard until they surrender, until they are defeated once and for all.''

Israel and Hamas are in the middle of a 72-hour ceasefire in their war in Gaza — one that appears to be holding. Nearly 1,900 Palestinians have been killed since the fighting erupted July 8. Sixty-four Israeli soldiers have died.

Sackett was co-founder with Moshe Feiglin of Zo Artzeinu, a 1990s protest movement created to block Israeli land concessions to Arabs.

He is now supporting Feiglin — deputy speaker of the Knesset, the legislative branch of the Israeli government — for Israeli prime minister against Benjamin Netanyahu.

Sackett does not think the Israelis should end military operations in Gaza.

"Every single person knows that in one, maximum two, years we're going to be at it again,'' he said.

"Only this time the missiles they send them to Israel may have chemical warheads . . . For 20 years, I've served in an anti-chemical warfare unit in the army, and we're expected to see serious action in the coming years because we didn't finish the job.

"You start a war, you finish it, and Netanyahu showed that he is actually quite weak, he did not do what was required.''

Related Stories:

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Rick Santorum: Amnesty's a 'Slap in the Face' of Working Americans

Friday, 21 Nov 2014 13:52 PM

President Obama's amnesty edict will flood a struggling American labor market with millions of new workers, further depr . . .

Rep. Raul Labrador: Obama 'Lying' About Do-Nothing Congress

Friday, 21 Nov 2014 16:48 PM

A Republican congressman told Newsmax TV on Friday that President Barack Obama used a lie , Congress' supposed failure t . . .

Rep. Joe Barton: Opposing Amnesty Not About Race

Friday, 21 Nov 2014 16:15 PM

Taking issue with President Barack Obama's executive decree on immigration does not make somebody a racist, Rep. Joe Bar . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved