The culture war over the Gaza war

The culture war over the Gaza war

Listen to this story.Enjoy more audio and podcasts on iOS or Android. Your browser does not support the element. The imagery is enticing, the rhythm and rhyme are propulsive. “From the river to the sea,” runs the popular slogan, “Palestine will be free!” In recent days that couplet has resounded in squares from Toronto to … Read more

Israel needs to resist irrational retaliation

Israel needs to resist irrational retaliation

“WE WILL OBLITERATE Hamas. We will triumph. It might take time, but we will end this war stronger than ever.” The words of Binyamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister, are intended not only to convey resolve, but also to signal that his war in Gaza is different. No longer is Israel aiming to punish and deter … Read more