August 6, 2014

What Would You Do if Hamas Attacked You?

Peter Beinart, The Atlantic

The Associated Press

What would you do if your neighbor were launching rockets at your cities? It’s the question every supporter of Israel’s war in Gaza hurls at every American critic. And it’s a question Americans find extremely hard to answer. They find it hard to answer because they know what America would do. And it would make Israel’s actions in Gaza look tame.

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