Wisdom can be very powerful, but the powerful are rarely very wise.
The U.S. Congress has backed Israel's military campaigns in Lebanon and Gaza. Here's a line by line refutation of the congressional logic.
Israel starts a war to gain greater security while the United States backs an attack against two nascent democracies to promote democracy in the Middle East.
UFPJ Talking Points #43: Israeli attacks constitute collective punishment of the Gazan population.
The escalation in Gaza is not an isolated development brought about by the abduction of a soldier. It is the logical conclusion of the unilateral policies pursued by the Israeli government over the last year.