A tale of two Gazas

By JOSEPH KLEIN, FRONTPAGE MAG— There are two Gazas. One is at street level, where Palestinian civilians serve as Hamas’s human shields in the face of Israel’s narrowly targeted response to the more than 1500 rockets that have rained down on its citizens in recent days. The other is the subterranean Gaza, consisting of a…

No more aid to the Palestinian Authority

By CAL THOMAS, JPOST— The anti-Semitic “tradition” of blaming Jews for the world’s problems mostly took a temporary back seat in light of the indiscriminate rocket attacks on Israel by the terrorist group Hamas. Major newspaper editorials condemned Hamas, but their condemnation was hedged by calls for “restraint” on “both sides” and “proportionality” in Israel’s…

The Gaza question

By MICHAEL FREUND, JPOST— With Israel poised to launch a ground operation in the Gaza Strip, the country finds itself at an important crossroads, one that could determine the strategic environment for many years to come. The daily barrage of rocket fire, coupled with the ability of Hamas missiles to reach as far as Haifa,…

How to win in Gaza

BY CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— Israel deployed ground forces in Gaza Thursday night both because Hamas’s terror tunnels into Israel have become an unacceptable threat, and because it had to break the deadlock that had developed between it and Hamas. Until the ground invasion, Israel and Hamas were in a holding pattern. Hamas would not accept…

The Palestinian Blessing

BY Bret Stephens, WALL STREET JOURNAL— From time to time Israel and her supporters should give thanks for having as enemies the Palestinians and their supporters. As of midday Monday, Hamas had fired more than 1,000 missiles at Israel, aimed more or less indiscriminately, without inflicting a single Israeli fatality. It isn’t every enemy whose…