By Ben Cohen
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is now reporting that Israel possibly used White Phosphorous in its
attack on Gaza – which would constitute a War Crime. White Phosphorous has been banned as a weapon of war by
the United Nation’s third convention on conventional weapons for its
devastating effects on people (it literally eats people’s flesh). The
evidence has been supported by video footage and independent reports
from Amnesty International, and will do massive damage to Israel’s
50,000 people are now without housing in Gaza, and the catastrophic damage to the region is now becoming apparent.
International opinion is firmly opposed to Israeli violence against
Palestinians, but American support renders it useless. Will Obama
change course? There’s room for hope, but so much damage has already
been done, the prospects look dim.
Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.