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.
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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.
Advisers are warning Trump against plans to pull out, protests turn deadly on Israel-Gaza border, and Sisi gets his second term.
Hamas has reached an agreement with Mohammed Dahlan, Fatah's former enforcer in Gaza. Will it fare better than previous power-sharing attampts in Gaza?
A Critical Analysis of the Report of the UN Human Rights Council Commission of Inquiry into the 2014 Gaza Conflict
Pnina Sharvit Baruch analyzes the Report issued in 2015 by the UN Human Rights Council Commission of Inquiry into the conduct of the 2014 Gaza conflict and finds its investigative methodologies, legal analyses of international humanitarian law, and specific conclusions underwhelming at best.
The dynamic nature of armed conflict complicates issues relating to civilian casualties, in particular with regards to the use of high explosives (HE) in urban areas.
Americans believe we can resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with the right plan and sufficient national will. But the conflict is currently intractable, and all parties must consider how to better manage that unpleasant reality.
A few thoughts on the nature of proportionality—and the incredibly diverse work we are making the concept do for us, both legally and morally.
Daniel Byman warns that the relative calm in the Palestinian political arena may not last.