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Guest Post: Protective Edge: Did Israel win?

This is another Guest Post by Brian Goldfarb, a continuation of sorts to his previous post about Operation Protective Edge. Perhaps this would better titled “An outsider’s view…: Part 2”, if only because what follows arises out of the Hamas/Islamic … Continue reading

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A reporter’s inside story about the disproportionate focus on Israel

If you read nothing else about the war, aka Operation Protective Edge, read this article. Matti Friedman, a former AP correspondent, explains how he and his colleagues got Israel so wrong in this seminal article “An Insider’s Guide to the … Continue reading

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The disproportionate focus on Israel’s proportionality

One of the favourite weapons of Israel’s opponents (when they aren’t using rockets, missiles and bombs) is to accuse it in the court of public opinion of using “disproportionate force” in its response to the attacks on it.  Besides the … Continue reading

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