America’s curiously selective moral calculus vis-à-vis Israel

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    Sympathy is really the secondary issue here, isn't it? Palestinian lives are being lost because of Hamas. Is that not a set back?

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    To their politcal cause? Probably not, especially since many people are persuaded that the Israelis are the aggressors, the foremost of those being the Palestinians themselves.
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    The protective edge must stretch as far back as the effective range of the rockets Hamas is firing. They don't move rockets to the border and launch them.
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    It's not carpet bombing. The IDF advertises where it is going to conduct a kinetic strike unless they actually see a rocket on a rail, it that case it's an obvious self defense issue. These are precision munitions being dropped on specific targets.

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