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Why Criticize Israel’s Targeted Raid on a Jenin Hospital?

Last week an undercover team of Israeli soldiers, disguised as doctors, patients, and even a woman carrying a baby, snuck into a Jenin hospital, entered a patient’s room, and killed three people Israel claims were terrorists. This brought international condemnation and accusations of war crimes. Usually we associate war crimes with targeting civilians or causing …

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I Read Through South Africa’s 84 Page Complaint Against Israel- Here Are Some Problems It May Have

              As is by now well known, South Africa is suing Israel at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), alleging that Israel is committing genocide in Gaza (it’s available here). Their complaint begins by establishing the court’s jurisdiction and explaining that neither a situation of war nor the perpetration of the Oct. 7th atrocities can …

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Why the Red Cross Must Visit the Hostages

              The International Committee of the Red Cross recently had a highly visible role, transporting released hostages out of Gaza in vans displaying plastered with the Red Cross logo and flying their flags. But this has also renewed criticism of the organization, as in spite of their heavy presence in Gaza helping Palestinians this is …

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Don’t Panic Over Accusations That Israel is Committing Genocide

All it means is that the definition of genocide has been watered down to the point that it applies in nearly every war Charges that Israel is committing genocide in Gaza come fast and furious from politicians, demonstrators, and unfortunately even human rights groups. Obviously, this upsets those of us who believe that this war …

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