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  • July 31, 2014

    95 percent of Jewish Israelis support the Gaza war

    Jewish Israelis’ biggest criticism of the Gaza war is that the government isn’t using enough force.

  • July 30, 2014

    The Gaza war, mapped

    The Israel newspaper Ha'aretz mapped the first three weeks of the Gaza conflict. Here's what the map tells us.

  • July 30, 2014

    Why 70% of Gaza deaths are Palestinian civilians

    Both sides are deeply negligent in avoiding Palestinian civilian deaths, but in different ways.

  • July 30, 2014

    Why I have become more pessimistic about Israel

    Being pro-Israel does not mean being pro-Netanyahu.

  • July 28, 2014

    The silliest Israel-Palestine argument in history

    There is also a bonus, sad-but-funny twist ending.

  • July 28, 2014

    Did Hamas actually kill the 3 Israeli students?

    We still don't know if Hamas killed the students whose deaths led indirectly to war.

  • July 25, 2014

    The strange history of 'Days of Rage'

    How a term used by Chicago students became an unofficial slogan of the Arab Spring and the Palestinian uprisings.

  • July 24, 2014

    What Americans think about the Israel-Gaza crisis

    A new poll suggests Americans are much more likely to see Israel's position on the current conflict as justified than Hamas'.

  • July 24, 2014

    UN shelter in Gaza attacked

    A UN-run school sheltering Palestinians displaced by the fighting in Gaza was hit on Thursday. Here's what we do and don't know.

  • July 24, 2014

    How Israel decides to go to war

    An expert explains how Israeli strategy, politics, and bureaucracy combined to produce the Gaza war.

  • July 23, 2014

    Photo: Israel-Gaza violence is visible from space

    A German astronaut on the International Space Station posted this image.

  • July 23, 2014

    Is the American media biased in favor of Israel?

    Yes, the Israeli viewpoint of the conflict is typically given great credence, but that may be changing.

  • July 22, 2014

    The real purpose of Israel’s Gaza invasion

    A look at the strategy behind Israel's recent move into Gaza.

  • July 22, 2014

    Why everyone hates talking about Israel-Palestine

    The Israel-Palestine debate activates some of the worst features of human psychology. That makes the American debate on the topic miserable.

  • July 22, 2014

    Major airlines suspend flights to Tel Aviv airport

    Delta, American Airlines, Korean Airlines, US Airways, and United stop flights to Ben Gurion Airport.

  • July 22, 2014

    Jon Stewart on why talking about Israel is so hard

    Even if you see the joke coming, it's still pretty good.

  • July 21, 2014

    Chart: Every death so far in Israel-Gaza violence

    The violence is already worse than the last major clash, in 2012.

  • July 21, 2014

    The Israel-Gaza crisis, explained in less than 3 minutes

    A short explanation of how the worst round of Israeli-Palestinian fighting in five years began.

  • July 21, 2014

    When the IDF calls to say your home will be bombed

    An Israeli practice for reducing civilian casualties in Gaza causes another kind of harm.

  • July 18, 2014

    Hamas’ internal politics fuel the Gaza war

    Inside the divides separating Hamas' military and political wings.

  • July 18, 2014

    Obama's subtle hint to Netanyahu: don't escalate

    The US wants Israel to keep its ground operation in Gaza limited. Here's how we know.

  • July 18, 2014

    Rocket attacks help Israeli right win elections

    Two political scientists find that right-wing parties gain 2-6 percentage points in regions in range for Gazan rocket fire.

  • July 18, 2014

    Why Israel gets much more US aid than poor countries

    US defense contractors get richer this way.

  • July 17, 2014

    Why Israel is invading Gaza

    Thousands of Israeli troops are heading into the Gaza Strip. Here's why.

  • July 17, 2014

    Israeli incursion into Gaza already killed dozens

    The report came in just an hour after Israeli ground forces moved in.