Israel’s War of Deception 2014

How can a preventable war be justified? And how can one wrap oneself in its rightness in the presence of the horror-show images from Gaza?

It began as a war of choice: A different Israeli policy in the last few months might have prevented it. It evolved into a pointless war. It’s already pretty obvious that it will not result in any long-term achievements. It could still deteriorate into a disaster, and in the end will turn out to have been...