Islamic Jihad Could Get a Boost From the Latest Gaza Fighting

Islamic Jihad Could Get a Boost From the Latest Gaza Fighting
Rockets are launched from Gaza toward Israel, over Gaza City, Aug. 7, 2022 (AP photo by Adel Hana).

The latest conflict in the Gaza Strip has put the international spotlight on the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, or PIJ, the second-largest militant group in Gaza after Hamas. Despite the group’s losses in the fighting, the PIJ may have emerged politically strengthened and with its credibility as a resistance movement enhanced.

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