TITLE

Israel in Gaza

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Commonweal;1/30/2009, Vol. 136 Issue 2, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the declaration of a unilateral cease-fire by Israel on January 17, 2009, following a three-week assault on Gaza, in which at least 1,300 Palestinians, including women and children, were killed. It asserts that the goal of the invasion was to destroy the radical Islamist group Hamas. At issue are the most effective way for Israel to combat a threat like Hamas and what of these methods are morally legitimate. It considers the stand of the U.S. with regard to Israeli actions under the administration of President-elect Barack Obama.
ACCESSION #
36289378

 

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