Divergent reports from the U.N. and the Israeli Defense Forces regarding 2018 confrontations on the Israel-Gaza border do little to clear up the blurry distinction between armed conflict and civil unrest.
Latest in Gaza
The new U.N. report on the Gaza border protests applies the wrong legal standard.
U.S. Shifts Support for Saudi Intervention in Yemen, Gaza Clashes Spark Political Crisis in Israel, Trump Administration Eases Pressure over Khashoggi Murder
Saudi forces are closing in on Hodeidah but will no longer receive refueling support from the United States, a tenuous ceasefire is in effect after two days of violence along the Israel-Gaza border, and Turkey shares intelligence about Khashoggi’s death.
Tactical context is important in assessing the report of the Military Advocate General of the Israel Defense Force on Operation Protective Edge.
Israel’s Military Advocate General Terminates ‘Black Friday’ and Other Investigations: Initial Observations
A recent update from Israel’s Military Advocate General raises important questions about Israel’s view of the law of armed conflict and its responsibility to civilians in areas of conflict.
As Hamas explores new tactics following the March of Return, the fate of civilians in Gaza remains uncertain.
In dismissing a petition against the rules of engagement governing use of force by the Israeli security forces in the violent clashes in Gaza, the court asserted a controversial interpretation of what international law requires of the Israeli security forces.
What you missed while the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran deal stole the headlines.
A week after Trump requested plans for U.S. withdrawal from Syria he is now weighing strikes on the regime, Israel targets a Iranian forces at a Syrian airbase, and another bloody Friday in Gaza.