|New Civilization News: Coping With Adult Conflict in Gaza Can Be Child's Play|
Category: Violence, War
3 comments29 Jan 2015 @ 09:12 by Morgan @184.108.40.206 : yuyHPHFCWcZbgPfrNSP
The Hamas rocket aacttks that have killed no one:The rocket aacttks were undoubtedly "deeply disturbing" to Israelis. But so too are the checkpoints, the road closures, the restricted movement, the terrible joblessness, the unflinching oppression, the daily humiliations, the illegal settlement -- I'm sorry, "outpost construction", "deeply disturbing" to the Palestinians, and far more injurious. And the 300 dead Palestinians should be disturbing to us all.There is nothing proportionate in this response. No way to fit it into a larger strategy that leads towards eventual peace. No way to fool ourselves into believing that it will reduce bloodshed and stop terrorist aacttks. It is simple vengeance. There's a saying in the Jewish community: "Israel, right or wrong." But sometimes Israel is simply wrong.
29 Jan 2015 @ 14:14 by Jeevan @220.127.116.11 : GHLZMfXmFHbZaeSJn
I just came across this while chnekicg out the WordPress theme, but just wanted to add:- During the truce', which Israel observed, Palestinians have lobbed over 1,700 rockets into Israel in fact, there have been more rockets and mortars thrown into Israel during the truce then without it so this isn't a question of One or two rockets thrown over from Gaza'.- of the 385 (now, over 400) casualties on the Palestinian side, only' 60 or so have been civilians. Israel *does* have the technology for near surgical strikes, and they target either Hamas installations, weapons depots, infrastructure, or personnel.- Hamas deliberately uses civilian installations, like schools and mosques, to house their weapons, equipment, or personnel. This contributes as to why there are civilian casualties, as they use civilians as shields.- Israel, before targeting any buildings or locations that contain civilians, or have civilians nearby, alert and notify the civilians to clear the target zone. This is done either with flyers, or in some cases by making phone calls to the individuals advising to clear the premises. They are usually given 15 minutes or more to do so, which is plenty.- For the record, in contrast, Hamas targets civilians targets exclusively, with the intention of maximizing civilians casualties.There just seems to be a one-sided reporting on this issue, so I just wanted to throw in some factoids to balance this out.Thus, considering the above, and that we are not dealing with one or two rockets, at which point *DO* you decide that you have had enough shelling of your backyard, and are you allowed to do something about it?Think about that.
30 Jan 2015 @ 07:26 by Aguas @18.104.22.168 : JnkOQaWVQjbqDPujT
i'm racist and yet you're dinbrecisg AN. ENTIRE. POPULATION. OF PEOPLE. (jews) as soulless creatures , without grace I can't even deal with this one. this isn't an argument regarding religion. the unroportional death toll has nothing to do with the amount/severity of attacks. israelis WARN people of gaza where and when rockets will strike, palestinians blindly send them, by the hundreds now, no warning whatsoever. their attacks just happen to be intercepted. better luck next time guys! xoxo
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