Welcome to the War in Gaza Update #16.
From the traditional media we have:
NY Times:Olmert Says He Made Rice Change Vote
NY Times: Israel Says Hamas Is Damaged, Not Destroyed
CNN: Israel tightens grip on Gaza City; Hamas stays defiant
WAPO: Israeli envoy plans ‘decisive’ talks in Egypt
WSJ: Europe Reimports Jew Hatred
WSJ: Ending the West’s Proxy War Against Israel: Stop funding a Palestinian youth bulge, and the fighting will stop too By Gunnar Heinsohn
Arutz Sheva: ‘Cast Lead’ Photo, Video Essay: Anti-Aircraft Gun Inside Mosque
Arutz Sheva: Humanitarian Aid: Reaching Gaza’s Poor?
JPost: US says Olmert’s UN vote story ‘just 100%, totally not true’
JPost: Saying ‘No’ was a mistake
JPost: Red Cross: ‘Israel’s white phosphorus use legal’
Jefferey Goldberg: Does “Black Hawk Down” Portray an American War Crime?
Daily Dish: The Iran-Hamas Axis, Ctd.
From the blogosphere:
Much has been made about how this offensive is going to backfire because it will create more hatred. Yaacov takes that on in a post called Sowing Eternal Hatred in which he evaluates whether that theory is true or not.
Read about The Red Mosque of Death at Seraphic Secret.
Yourish has the story about Hamas to CSM: We wonâ€™t stop firing rockets, even with a truce.
Zombietime has pictures of a protest in San Francisco.
Gateway Pundit told us Neo-Nazis Join Pro-Hamas Rally In Calgary. GP also shared this crazy story and video Muslim “Peace” Protesters Chase UK Police Down Street Screaming “Run You F**king Cowards!” (Video)
Foreign Policy Watch covered Not Exactly Rocket Science, but Close.
Solomonia tipped me off to Barry Rubin: The Peace Process is in Jeopardy? I Wonder Why! –
Confederate Yankee blogged Red Cross Confirms the Obvious: Israeli White Phosphorus Smoke Shells Used Legally in Gaza; Hamas Docs Continue Propaganda Efforts.
From Nad Ned Nad Ned, The Many Ways It Touches Us.
Shakesville wrote Open Thread on Israel Strike on Hamas, Part III. The folks at FDL are still foaming at the mouth in Gaza Update: Israel Whitewashing White Phosphorous. They must not have read Soccer Dad takes on the White Phosphorus Lies.
At DB check out A Triumph of Wishful Thinking.
Steg wrote a post about A JNF Rabbinic Solidarity Mission. At Shiloh Musings you can read Maybe Israel Tries Too Hard Not To Injure Gazan Civilians.
Vengeful Zhid asks Why can’t Jews be treated like Muslims?
Want to know why you should come to Israel? Read this and find out more.
This ends the round up. Follow me on Twitter at http://twitter.com/TheJackB.