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Israel Airstrikes

Israel-Gaza Conflict Analysis: A Clash Waiting To Happen

AP | DAN PERRY and JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 01.16.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Since Israel completed a devastating military offensive in the Gaza Strip four years ago, military officials have warned it was only...

Analysis: Israel Gaza Offensive Looks To Be Brief

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 11.15.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- The major operation Israel launched to stop Gaza rocket fire bears some striking similarities to a punishing three-week campaign it unlea...

White House Offers Full-Throated Support To Israeli Airstrikes

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 11.15.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is giving full-throttled support to Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip. In a statement, State Department spo...

Israeli Airstrike Kills Hamas Militant Chief

Reuters | IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 01.14.2013 | World

* Israel says major operation may last days * Does not rule out ground invasion of Gaza * Hamas, militant groups vow to ...

Israeli Air Strike Kills 3 In Gaza

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2012 | World

GAZA, Sept 5 (Reuters) - An Israeli air strike on the Hamas-governed Gaza Strip killed three gunmen as they tried to launch short-range rockets into...

Israeli Jets Strike Gaza As Leaders Convene Peace Talks

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — A mortar attack by Palestinian militants and airstrikes by Israel formed the grim backdrop as Mideast leaders ended their latest rou...

Israeli Warplanes Strike Gaza

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RAFAH, Gaza — Palestinian hospital officials say 15 people were wounded in overnight Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza Strip. The airstrikes came ...

Israeli Warplanes Reportedly Bomb Gaza Strip

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israeli warplanes carried out at least five missile attacks on the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Friday, Palestinian witnesses said....

Israeli Aircraft Strike Gaza Targets

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli aircraft attacked two suspected weapons-making factories and a smuggling tunnel in the Gaza Strip early Sunday in what the m...

Israel vs. Iran: The Writing Is on the Wall

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

Unlike what happened to Iraq in 2003, an invasion of Iran is not on the horizon; however, the prospect of targeting its nuclear facilities is more real than ever.

Saudi Arabia, Israel Talks For Shared Airspace Against Iran Denied By Saudis

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Following Vice President Joe Biden's statements in an interview on ABC's "The Week"--which many believe to amount to a tacit condoning of a hypothetic...

Israeli Jets Practicing For Possible Iran Clash

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israel's air force held a large-scale exercise simulating war on several fronts with enemies that include Iran, Israeli defense officials said Friday....

Israel Has Conducted Three Airstrikes Against Sudan Since January: Report

ABC News | Luis Martinez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israel has conducted three military strikes against targets in Sudan since January in an effort to prevent what were believed to be Iranian weapons sh...

Healing Gaza's Wounds

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Zogby

In the war's aftermath it is important that attention be paid not only to Gaza's physical wounds and its immediate humanitarian needs, but to the psychic wounds of the survivors.

Searching for Accountability in Gaza

Richard Bennet and Nicholas Quin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Bennet and Nicholas Quin

In handling the case of the Gaza airstrikes, any war crimes prosecutor would be dealing with a mere snapshot of the greater Arab-Israeli conflict.

Mitchell's Challenge: After Gaza, Five Questions About Palestinian and Israeli Realities

Sandy Tolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sandy Tolan

Given the overwhelming odds facing a two-state solution, a strong American negotiating presence will be necessary, of a sort not seen since... well, ever.

Gaza: Worse Than an Earthquake

Kathy Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kathy Kelly

"Patients died on the floor of the operating room because we had only six operating rooms," said Dr. Saeed Abuhassan. "And really we don't know enough about the kinds of weapons that have been used against Gaza."

Obama Phone Trail Highlights New Mideast Road Map

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Francis

Here is the obvious strategy to Gaza crisis that is being whispered about and probably has the best chance of succeeding and stopping the craziness and bloodshed.

The Phony War Crimes Accusation Against Israel

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alan Dershowitz

If Israel were ever to be charged with "war crimes," that would mark the end of international human rights law as a neutral arbitrator of conduct.

International Tribunal to Save Israel and Palestinians

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

As we peer into the abyss, we believe that the establishment of a War Crime Tribunal needs to be supported both by Israel's friends as well as by supporters of Palestine.

Reportage from Israel/Gaza

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

We can't ignore this fact: Gaza is becoming not the embryo of the so-desired Palestinian State, but the advance base of a total war against the Jewish State.

U.S. Signs Peace Treaty with Al Qaeda, Agreeing to End Occupation of Afghanistan and Halt the Policy of Disproportionate Force

Drew Westen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Drew Westen

"The U.S.-Al Qaeda conflict appears to be showing some signs of slowing down, at least temporarily, as Barack Obama and Osama bin Laden agreed on terms for a cease-fire." Sound familiar? Perhaps from the pages of The Onion?

Whatever it Takes

Diane Perlman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Perlman

President Obama, please lead us in healing wounds, compensating losses, and using principles of restorative justice rather than punitive approaches. Time doesn't heal wounds, people do.

A Better Source for News on Gaza

Bob Ostertag | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bob Ostertag

If you are looking for a better source of news on this catastrophe, may I recommend Paul Woodward's War in Context.

Self-Deception and the Assault on Gaza

David Bromwich | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Bromwich

From the civilian deaths in Gaza will spring more hatred and terrorism. Yet no people are so prone as Americans and Israelis to think admiringly of our own good intentions.