Framing the Gaza Narrative

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by Mitchell Plitnick With US bombs dropping on Iraq once again and Israeli troops having moved out of Gaza, the fighting between Hamas and Israel has faded a bit from the headlines. But the battle to dominate the narrative of the 2014 Gaza… Continue Reading  

The Proportionality Of A 33-To-1 Casualty Ratio

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The House of Representatives, the State Department, and various pro-Israel organizations in Washington have all issued statements expressing support for Israel’s recent actions in the Gaza Strip and reaffirmed Israel’s right to act in “self-defense.” Indeed, Israel’s right to self-defense… Continue Reading  

Continued US Support for Israeli Bombing of Gaza Bodes Ill for Obama’s Second Term

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It’s a most unwelcome feeling of déjà vu which must settle over any observer of the Israel-Palestine conflict and the US role in it. An escalation is seen in the woefully asymmetric exchange of fire between Israel and the Gaza… Continue Reading