Gaza Ceasefire: Hold the Cheers

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It’s just a matter of time before Israeli rampaging repeats. Expect Palestinians to be blamed for its crimes like always. by Stephen Lendman Last Monday, both sides agreed to open-ended ceasefire terms. Peace talks will resume in Cairo within a month. Terms agreed on include opening border crossings, "enabl(ing) the rapid entry of humanitarian aid," as well as … [Read more...]

Pro-Israeli Security Council Gaza Resolution

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Long denied justice is nowhere in sight. The US/German/British/ French resolution assures keeping things this way. by Stephen Lendman On August 21, Washington joined Germany, Britain and France. They presented a largely one-sided Security Council resolution to end over six weeks of conflict. It's pro-Israeli. It's pro-Western. It's anti-Palestinian. It's more Gazan … [Read more...]

Globalizing Gaza

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How Israel Undermines International Law Through "Lawfare" by Jeff Halper Operation Protective Edge was not merely a military assault on a primarily civilian population. As in its previous "operations" (Cast Lead in 2008-9 and Pillar of Defense in 2012), it was also part of an ongoing assault on international humanitarian law (IHL) by a highly coordinated team of … [Read more...]

Hamas Victory: Right wars Left, Jews betray Palestinian-Israelis

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In the Gaza War, Israel successfully attacked its foundations. In the first days of the war, rich Jews denied poor ones entrance to their shelters and shocked the country, unleashing the Curse of Givat Amal. More than one month later, Hamas scored additional moral points when the rift it opened in the Israeli fabric extended far beyond their intentions. On August 14, … [Read more...]

Israel Strategy: Hunting Palestinian Children

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When children pay the price Nearly 400,000 children in Gaza display signs of trauma from Israel’s recurrent wars on the Strip, with Palestinians believing their targeting is on purpose by Ahmad Al-Sayyed in Gaza Since the war on Gaza started, hardly a day goes by without news of children killed in an air raid, rocket shelling, or gunboat fire. The youngest so far was … [Read more...]