Been there, done that - ten ways history is repeating itself in Gaza
It looks like Palestinians and Israelis are experiencing deja vu all over again with the Jewish state’s recent invasion of the densely populated Gaza Strip.
It’s the third time Israel has bombed Gaza in the last five years, but as Mark Twain would say: “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme”. With Operation Cast Lead in late 2008 followed by 2012’s Operation Pillar of Defense, will the latest Operation Protective Edge be the same conflict, warmer weather? Continue reading below »
Ever since Hamas seized power in 2007, Israel blockaded the Strip while rocket attacks from the Palestinian group continued. As Israel calls its actions self-defense, Palestinians say mostly innocent people are killed in attacks. This time round the UN estimates that 80 percent of all Gazans killed so far were civilians.
Here are ten reasons why we’re back to square one again with the most complicated conflict in the Middle East. History, in short, is repeating itself.
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