Soon after the 2006 war with Lebanon, it became clear that Israel's Achilles heel was the fear that demoralized its population.
The military disparity between Israel and Gaza is but the most violent among many.
Steadfast diplomatic and military U.S. support helped enable Israeli violations of international humanitarian law in Gaza.
Either the Israelis and Palestinians will move towards peace or towards more war -- there is no in-between.
It is impossible for American Jews to participate in their own communities without endorsing the atrocities perpetrated by Israel against Arabs.
Phyllis Bennis discusses the Israeli attack on Gaza.
The Obama administration gave Israel the go-ahead to escalate in Gaza.
Israeli last to know that his negotiations with Ahmed Jabari were as doomed as the man.
To Israel, Gaza stands in for Iran as an attack surrogate.
"Longer term, if we don't understand this in the context of occupation, we're never going to end this cycle," Bennis says.