Tag: Gaza

Time for a long, cool look in the mirror

Genocide: According to the Oxford dictionary ‘the mass extermination of human beings, especially  of a particular race or nation.’ Despite the opinions voiced, or rather shouted, in some corners, this is not what is happening in Gaza but it is what…

Gaza: telling it like it really is.

Fighting a losing battle: If on reading the above heading you’re thinking that I’m referring to the futility of Israeli military action then you are going to be disappointed. Likewise if you are thinking about the inequality of casualties or the…

Gaza: possibly peace but at what price?

A brief history. There is a lot of rubbish being written about the current conflict in Gaza and I’ll be addressing some of that later on. For the moment, in the interests of being able to see the wood for the…

Gaza: a city-state in waiting?

Straws in the wind When I first started writing this blog my ‘mission statement’ was to take a sideways look at World events and find connections that journalists seem to miss. To be fair to the fourth estate, journalists are…