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Sustaining cycles of Israeli aggression in Gaza

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13.11.2018

It is time, once again, for the hyphenated “Israel-Gaza” paradigm – an invention that suits mainstream narratives. As the media mulls the possibilities of another Israeli military aggression against Palestinians in Gaza, it is pertinent to take a step back to remember how, since “Operation Protective Edge”, Israel regularly hinted at another, definite round of violence to eliminate Hamas, with the added bonus, from an Israeli perspective, of inflicting a high percentage of collateral damage.

As speculation mounts amid reports of airstrikes and rocket fire; the latter enhanced through numbers that purposely render Israeli violence a purported retaliation, Israel is assured of an audience that is ready to absorb whatever trajectory it decides upon. There is, of course, a difference in terms of whether this will be a temporary round or a........

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