Monday, November 19, 2012

The Israeli Assault on Gaza: How Surgical Are the Strikes?

Palestinians shout at the Al Shifa Hospital morgue after the arrival of the body of Ramez Harb, an Islamic Jihad militant killed by an Israeli airstrike on the Shuruq building in Gaza City, Nov. 19, 2012. 

A New Gaza War: Israel and Palestinian Militants Trade Fire 

On the day they buried Ahmed Jabari, the Hamas commander blown apart in what Israel calls a “targeted killing,” a man named Jihad Misharawi cradled the corpse of his 11-month-old son, killed when an apparently errant Israeli shell pierced the roof of their Gaza home. The father’s grief was captured in a compelling Associated Press photograph that Misharawi might have appreciated in his professional capacity: he works for the BBC as a photo editor, the job that involves deciding what images to send out to the world when the story becomes the death of civilians, as it is becoming in Gaza.

Read more: http://world.time.com/2012/11/19/the-israeli-assault-on-gaza-how-surgical-is-surgical/#ixzz2Ci05AxDW
On the day they buried Ahmed Jabari, the Hamas commander blown apart in what Israel calls a “targeted killing,” a man named Jihad Misharawi cradled the corpse of his 11-month-old son, killed when an apparently errant Israeli shell pierced the roof of their Gaza home. The father’s grief was captured in a compelling Associated Press photograph that Misharawi might have appreciated in his professional capacity: he works for the BBC as a photo editor, the job that involves deciding what images to send out to the world when the story becomes the death of civilians, as it is becoming in Gaza.

For the rest of the story: http://world.time.com/2012/11/19/the-israeli-assault-on-gaza-how-surgical-is-surgical/?xid=rss-topstories&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+time%2Ftopstories+%28TIME%3A+Top+Stories%29

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