Not Eyeless in Gaza

It's still the same old story, a fight for semantic glory. This time the fight is to define "proportionate." More familiar is the buzzword "disproportionate," frequently and automatically uttered in meetings of United Nations bodies and by the majority of the "international community" when referring to the actions of the State of Israel and its citizens.  Once again in recent weeks the UN Security Council in this fashion condemned the killing by Israeli forces of civilians during protests at the border fence between Israel and the Gaza Strip on March 30, 2018  and April 6-20 , 2018, that had erupted in violence.  On May 15, 2018 the proposal in the UNSC condemned the "excessive use of force against unarmed civilians" after  Israeli forces had clashed with Palestinian protestors in the Gaza Strip.  The protestors,  trying to breach the Israeli fence on the dividing line betweeen the Gaza Strip and Israel,...(Read Full Article)