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29 December 2008
There is every reason to be outraged. But despite the severity of Israeli atrocities in Gaza, we have little right to act surprised. Whatever else can be said, Israel has made it abundantly clear that until its actions are met with credible international sanctions, it will subject Palestinians (and very likely others in the region) to massive, recurring waves of violence.
This was clear when the Obama-Biden campaign helped to lay the political foundation for this assault. It was clear when, amidst (more…)