The goal of Boxer, Reid and other members of Congress appears to be to undermine the Fourth Geneva Convention and other international legal principles protecting non-combatants.
The self-declared international community has once again footed the reconstruction bill as it arms Israel with the weaponry and ensures it the impunity that only rewards its brutal onslaught on Gaza and essentially guarantees its repetition.
Honoring someone with the bravery and resiliency and ethical intelligence of a Malala Yousafzai is easy. Taking her more challenging positions seriously and engaging with them is much more difficult.
For those concerned with the rights of the brutalized Palestinians, there can be no higher priority than working to change U.S. policies, not an idle dream by any means.
Hamas is a horrible fundamentalist organization, but it isn’t ISIL.