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Ignoring the Bloodshed in Gaza

The world turns a blind eye to the Palestinian civil war.

8:00 PM, Jan 9, 2009 • By JONATHAN SCHANZER
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More importantly, those who call for "justice" appear to be in need of moral adjustment. These people yawned when Hamas violated just about every law of war. It was as if violence among Palestinians is somehow acceptable. Yet, these same people become enfuriated when Israel responds to Hamas rocket attacks in accordance with international law.

Jonathan Schanzer is deputy executive director of the Jewish Policy Center and author of the new book Hamas vs. Fatah: The Struggle for Palestine (Palgrave Macmillan).