In Gaza, 13 vs. 1,360 and No Winners

by
Abby Zimet

The horrifying news out of Gaza in Conn Hallinan's CD Views piece
confirms once more the need to change an American policy where, in
David Bromwich's words, "fiction pervades the commentary."
Increasingly, critics of Israel's invasion in Gaza are calling for the
U.S. and other western countries to pressure Israel through boycotts,
divestment and sanctions. Arguing that the massacre of Palestinians must stop and that all, even Israel, would benefit,
writer and activist Taraq Ali quotes Israeli Isaac Deutscher after the
Six-Day War: "You can triumph yourself to death." For more
outraged, illuminating commentary from contributors to the London Review of Books, go
here

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