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How many civilians is a single militant worth?

Fully 76.8 percent of Palestinian fatalities have been civilians, according to Gazan human rights organization Mizan. The UN puts the figure at 71 percent. Israeli figures are much lower.

Targeted killings deal heavy blow to Hamas

Though the efficacy of targeted assassinations has been questioned in the past, it appears that with Thursday's killings Hamas has been thrown off balance for the first time.

Reserve soldiers returning to Israel from Gaza Strip, Aug. 4, 2014
The cost of Israel’s Gaza op: $60 million a day

Overall cost of Operation Protective Edge has passed $2.5 billion after 41 days of fighting, leaving big hole in state budget.

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Don't question the left's loyalty to Israel

What happened to the Israeli left, and where is it headed? An interview with former Meretz leader Haim Oron.