WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) – The United States will not share any Israeli intelligence or elaborate on its own intelligence assessment that Hamas used Gaza’s Al Shifa hospital as a command center and possibly as a storage facility, White House spokesman John Kirby said on Thursday.
The United States is confident in an assessment from its own intelligence agencies on Hamas activities in the Gaza facility, Kirby said. He has refused to elaborate or provide details over the past several days.
The Biden administration has not declassified the sources of the U.S. intelligence “because some of those same channels are being used to monitor the status of hostages,” a knowledgeable source said.
The intelligence “is definitive,” said the source, and includes communications intercepts of Hamas fighters. The intercepts were first reported on Wednesday by the Wall Street Journal.
Israeli troops entered Al Shifa hospital on Wednesday after an aerial bombardment and ground operation…
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