November 23, 2012

To Israel and Palestine: Enough Is Enough

Roger Cohen, New York Times

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Another Gaza flare-up is over - for now. At least 150 Palestinians are dead. Five Israelis are dead. More bloodshed and scars have been inscribed in the 64-year-old conflict's Book of Unforgiving.

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TAGGED: Gaza, Hamas, Middle East, Palestinians, Palestine, Israel


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The Gaza War Was Not Iran's War
Meir Javedanfar, Al Monitor
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November 23, 2012
Why Was There War in Gaza?
Charles Krauthammer, Washington Post
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Hamas' Illegitimacy
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November 23, 2012
The NY Times' Mixed Message on Gaza
Abe Foxman, Times of Israel
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November 20, 2012
Obama's Chance to Push Two-State Solution
Matthew Duss, Globe & Mail
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