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Friday, October 29, 2010
Haaretz spins Hamas weapons story
We get a lot of reports in Haaretz about Iranian weapons heading for Hezbollah and Hamas. However most Israeli sources tell us that Iranian weapons getting through the tunnels to Gaza are such a rarity as not to be true. The shells that get through are - universally - chinese - and are sourced through Sudan.
Haaretz knows this. So why do we get crazy intelligence agency feeds like this inj what is otherwise a credible paper: