According to reports, the Israeli military last week requested access to a "little-known stockpile of ammunition" maintained by the Pentagon inside Israel for "emergency" purposes.
The presentation of events by Israeli spokesmen is geared to giving the impression that Israel wants peace with the Palestinians, when all the evidence is that it does not.
The Palestinians will reject, as long as possible, any cease-fire that does not include a lifting of the Israeli blockade of Gaza. They have lost hope that foreign governments will save them. They know their fate rests in their own hands. The revolt in Gaza is an act of solidarity...
This latest assault on Gaza reaffirms the key role played by the U.S. media in maintaining the information blockade.