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Waging War Without Declaring It

Israel wages daily war on Palestine.

by Stephen Lendman

America does it in proxy wars and some direct ones. Israel waged war on Palestine since 1948. 

Daily violence against innocent civilians persists largely below the radar. So does occupation harshness. Media scoundrels turn a blind eye.

In the week ending November 7 alone, Israel killed a Gaza civilian epileptic victim sufferer. Airstrikes killed two other Gazans.

In the West Bank Hares village, 12 civilians were attacked and wounded, including a child. Three attacks targeted Palestinian fishermen at sea.

Peaceful West Bank protesters were assaulted. Dozens were beaten and/or suffered from tear gas inhalation. Israeli security forces conducted 92 incursions into West Bank communities - an average of 13 a day.

They usually occur belligerently pre-dawn. Families are terrorized. Homes are ransacked. Property is damaged or destroyed. Adults and children are arrested, beaten, and detained.

Two incursions targeted Gazan communities. Five dozen arrests were made throughout Palestine, including five children and two women. One was the wife of Palestinian prisoner, Bassam al-Sa'di.

Several homes were demolished in 'Anata and al-Tour neighborhoods. Tenders were issued for 1,200 new Pisgat Ze'ev and Ramot settlement housing units. They'll be build on stolen Palestinian land.

EU Foreign Affairs/Security Policy head Catherine Ashton issued a pathetic statement. Doing so reflected Western contempt for Palestinian suffering. 

Effectively she endorsed Israeli land theft. She called new construction "regrettable." It's lawless. She knows it but wouldn't say.

Most important, she and EU leaders do nothing to stop it. Nor does Washington. They support it directly and by inaction.

Ashton added that new construction complicates peace efforts. In fact, none exist and never did. Israel and Washington won't tolerate it. Officials like Ashton know but won't explain.

She said nothing about Israel bombing and shelling Gaza. Reports that eight Israeli tanks and four armored bulldozers invaded the town of Abasan, east of Khan Younis, went unnoticed. 

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