Sunday, November 18, 2012

Israel & Gaza

Here are some pieces I found useful for understanding the Palestinian struggle as incarnate in the latest conflict between Gaza and Israel:

Juan Cole, “Top Ten Myths about the Israeli Attack on Gaza

Colin Dayan, “How Not to Talk about Gaza”

Richard Falk, “The Latest Gaza Catastrophe: Will They Ever Learn?

Adam Goldberg, “Gilad Sharon, Son of Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, Writes Op-Ed: We Need to Flatten Entire Neighborhoods in Gaza’”

Glenn Greenwald, “Stop pretending the US is an uninvolved, helpless party in the Israeli assault on Gaza”

Mehdi Hasan, “Ten Things You Need to Know About Gaza”

Nir Hasson, “Israeli peace activist: Hamas leader Jabari killed amid talks on long-term truce”

Meir Javendanfar, “A Gaza Ground Invasion Will End Badly”

Daoud Kuttab, “Israel’s Failed Strategy”

John Mearsheimer, “A Pillar Built on Sand”

Elizabeth Murray, “Likening Palestinians to Blades of Grass”

Vijay Prashad, “The Agonies of Susan Rice: Gaza and the Negroponte Doctrine”

Adam Shatz, “Why Israel Didn’t Win”

Robert Wright, “When Will the Economic Blockade of Gaza End?”

Picture—Columns of smoke rise following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City, Nov. 14, 2012. Image by Adel Hana/AP Photo. Courtesy of Jadaliyya.

Addendum: I’ve also posted the latest draft of my compilation on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at The Faculty Lounge.


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