Well written, but nobody cares.
“Here’s the difference between us,” explains the Israeli prime
“We’re using missile defense to protect our civilians and
they’re using their civilians to protect their missiles.”
does international politics present a moment of such moral clarity. Yet
we routinely hear this Israel–Gaza fighting described as a morally
equivalent “cycle of violence.” This is absurd.
"What possible interest
can Israel have in cross-border fighting? Everyone knows Hamas set off
this mini-war. And everyone knows Hamas’s proudly self-declared raison d’être: the eradication of Israel and its Jews."
(Actually, it's Jews everywhere, not just in Israel.)