Ongoing Israeli State Terror
Israel regularly commits crimes of war and against humanity.
by Stephen Lendman
Throughout the Territories, Palestinians suffer horrifically. West Bank and East Jerusalem residents live in terror of pre-dawn raids, arrests, false charges, torture, rigged trials, and imprisonment.
In a war zone, besieged Gazans have it worst. Depravation harms them. Humanitarian crises erupt. Basic needs aren't met, including vital medical care for lack of fuel, electricity, medications, proper equipment, and ability to move freely elsewhere for treatment.
For the past week, daily Israeli air attacks terrorized them. At least 25 died. Dozens more were wounded. Targeted and gratuitous slaughter erupts whenever Israel wishes. Expect more. Israel won't tolerate calm or peace. Like America, it needs heightened fear to reign terror ruthlessly.
After days of violence, will Cast Lead II follow? Retired Southern Command General Tzvi Fogel favors it, saying:
"Today everyone understands that unless we initiate a determined and courageous operation designed to dismantle the weapons and the threat from Gaza, we will not solve the problem."