“A world that shrugs at Hamas’s abuse of its own people merely licenses the abuse to continue”

NEW YORK TIMES
Palestinian Lives Don’t Matter*
(*Unless Israel is to blame)
by Bret Stephens
March 21, 2019

The people of the Gaza Strip are protesting again, and soldiers are shooting again, and civilians are being victimized again. Only this time you may have missed the story, because these protests barely rated a buried paragraph in most Western news accounts. That’s odd: Some media outlets are prepared to devote months of journalistic effort in order to trace the trajectory of a single bullet that accidentally kills a Palestinian — provided the bullet is Israeli. The difference this time is that the shots are being fired by Hamas, the militant Islamist group that has ruled Gaza since 2007READ MORE

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