|Moral Clarity on Gaza|
July 29, 2014 - New York – The AJC weekly radio messages are broadcast on the CBS radio network, before The Osgood File. All AJC radio commentaries since 2001 are available at www.ajc.org/radiocommentary.
The full text of this week's commentary follows:
for moral clarity.
Israel is a
Hamas is a
Gaza nine years ago, wanting only one thing – quiet on its border.
over in Gaza and wanted only one thing – war with Israel.
a right to defend itself against Hamas.
no right to fire missiles and build tunnels to spread murder and mayhem in
protects its civilians.
its civilians, including children, to protect the terrorist group.
to great lengths to avoid civilian casualties in Gaza.
to great lengths to hit civilians in Israel.
an ally of America.
Hamas is an
ally of Iran, Hezbollah, and other jihadist stalwarts.
doing exactly what any other targeted nation would do.
doing what only a terrorist operation would do.
than ever, we need moral clarity.
David Harris of AJC.