As an addendum to my more vitriolic post below, here is a collection of links from today and yesterday from the left and right to help expand your...
As an addendum to my more vitriolic post
below, here is a collection of links from today and yesterday from the left and right to help expand your thinking on the current conflict:Time
magazine on why Israel's offensive wont work
Jonah Goldberg, preempting Goodwin's Law
, on whether Nazi comparisons are valid.
From Slate, Christopher Hitchens on Palestine's failed promise.
From pro-Israel (but anti AIPAC) lobby group J-Street, on why they support a cease fire.
From the NYT, election flash point Rashid Khalidi on what you need to know about Gaza.
From Fox News, a Gazan reporter describes the carnage.
What are some of the best things you've read about the conflict? Post them in the comments and we'll add them to this post. UPDATE:
From the comments:From the Times
, a visual timeline of Gaza, Hamas, and Israel.
The U.S Senate passes a resolution supporting the incursion. The Economist
on rights and wrongs in Gaza.
Another, older Times
op-ed on what, exactly, Israel is so scared of. Photo via NYT