PRI's The World Published by PRI's The World In attacking Israel, Hamas might be trying out a back-to-basics strategy Listen Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/386542/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend The leaders of Hamas know they can't defeat Israel militarily — but that's not their goal. The Islamic militant group appears to be moving away from governing the Gaza Strip and getting back to the its roots: active "resistance" against Israel.