Category Archives: Gaza War of December 2008

The Cost of Being Fair

As of Friday, January 9:   Israeli jets and ground troops hammered at Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip and Islamic militants fired barrages of rockets at southern Israeli cities Friday, ignoring a UN resolution calling for an immediate cease-fire … Continue reading

Posted in America and Israel, Foreign Policy, Gaza War of December 2008, Israel and Palestine, Israel Invades Gaza, Israel's Survival, Lowering the Cost of Being Open-Minded, Obama and Israel, Obama the Pragmatist, Obama Win Changes How We Think | 2 Comments

Gaza Weekend

Back in the middle of the seventeenth century the Brits had their interregnum – that time between kings. They beheaded one king and another one didn’t come along until 1660, trailing Thomas Hobbes and Hobbes’ Leviathan in his wake, providing … Continue reading

Posted in Gaza War of December 2008, Hamas, Hamas versus the Palestinian Authority, Israel and Palestine, Israel Invades Gaza, Israel's Survival, Proportionate Response | Leave a comment