Unprecedented Rocket Fire from Gaza: Ongoing Escalations and Recommendations for the Biden Administration

Taking advantage of violence in Jerusalem precipitated by efforts to evict Palestinians from the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, Palestinian terrorists in Gaza have once again fired rockets into Israel. Israel and Hamas have been fierce adversaries in recent years, frequently trading rocket fire, but have avoided fighting a major war since 2014. The Biden administration should work diligently to avoid further escalation between Gazan terrorists and Israel hastening actions that indicate U.S. support for Israel—like appointing an ambassador—and fully backing Israel’s right to self-defense.

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JINSA Staff Contributors

Ari Cicurel
Senior Policy Analyst

Erielle Davidson
Senior Policy Analyst