A year after the end of Operation Pillar of Defense, IDF field intelligence units continue to keep a close eye on Hamas in Gaza, mapping out the terror regime’s assets and watching its attempts to rebuild itself after a brief yet bruising clash with Israel in 2012.

Lt.-Col. Tomer, commander of Battalion 414 of the Combat Intelligence Collection, stationed along the Gaza border under the IDF’s Southern Command, told The Jerusalem Post of how his forces peer deep into the world of Hamas, and get ready for when the calm will be shattered. […]