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  • What is the Media War and why is it such a big deal?

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    November 28, 2012 | 10:45 am

    Last week, we all witnessed what is called: Media War. The media war in unannounced and it doesn't end with a truce- it is an ongoing battle with social networks and websites as the battlefield. It occurs when two sides of a conflict of sort compete for the public's attention...

  • Israeli commanders won’t be charged in Cast Lead killings

    May 2, 2012 | 8:49 am

    Israel’s military said it will take no legal actions against the commanders who ordered the attack on a compound that resulted in the deaths of 21 members of a Palestinian family.

    In a letter Tuesday to the human rights group B’Tselem, which had filed a complaint against the...

  • Four short questions about Gaza

    By Shmuel Rosner

    March 12, 2012 | 1:43 pm

    As exchanges of fire around Gaza continue (rockets fired on Israel, targets hit in Gaza), here are four questions for which I’m not sure I have an answer:


    Is there a better option for Israel than the one it is using now - namely, to defend Israel’s citizens with the Iron Dome...

  • My Hamas Meeting

    May 10, 2011 | 2:25 pm

    “You cannot begin to imagine the fear that infects everyone here.  Even before Cast Lead, we felt it.  But then, when the bombing began, it was devastating.  And no one can know whether at any moment it will resume.”

    Those are the words of Dr. Eyad Sarraj, the senior...

  • No Hamas inquiry in Ban’s Gaza report

    August 19, 2010 | 9:31 am

    The U.N. Secretary-General’s interim report on investigations into the 2009 Gaza War does not include a direct investigation of Hamas’ role.

    Ban Ki-moon attached an interim Israeli account of its investigations and a lengthy report by the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority in his...

  • Col. Richard Kemp Testified at U.N. on Gaza [VIDEO]

    By Rob Eshman

    October 28, 2009 | 6:27 pm

    What the world didn’t see: the Oral Statement delivered by Colonel Richard Kemp to the UN Human Rights Council 12th Special Session, 16 October 2009, during the debate on the Goldstone Report [VIDEO FOLLOWS]

    Thank you, Mr. President.

    I am the former commander of the British forces...