WATCH: IDF prepares for war with Hamas, calls up reserves

Prime Minister and Defense Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a security consultation and assessment Tuesday afternoon with IDF Chief-of-Staff Lt.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi, Israel Security Agency Director Yoram Cohen, National Security Council Director Meir Ben-Shabbat and senior IDF and security establishment commanders and officials, who approved the mobilization of additional reserves in light of the escalation at the Israel-Gaza border.