July 22, 2014

The 'International Community' Is a Myth

Shashank Joshi, Daily Telegraph

The Associated Press

Perhaps nothing better illustrates the perverse, self-propagating logic of open-ended military campaigns as the fact that an episode which began with four kidnapped teenagers (three Israeli, and one Palestinian in revenge) has now resulted in such carnage: grave damage to Gaza’s Shujaiyeh neighbourhood, the death of over 500 Palestinians (a disturbing number of them civilians), and more Israeli troop causalities than in the previous two Gaza wars combined.

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TAGGED: Israel, Gaza


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