Saturday, January 03, 2009

Some readings in recent Palestinian History

It might be useful to have some deeper background on the conflict between the Palestinians of Gaza and Israel. There has been a concerted attempt to portray the Palestinians as innocent and helpless victims. Nothing could be further from the truth. Here are a few selected Wikipedia links. As usual, take Wikipedia witha grain of salt and be sure to drill through to the sources.

Terrorist attacks attributed to Palestinian militant groups
List of Qassam rocket attacks
List of Hamas suicide attacks
List of Palestinian Islamic Jihad suicide attacks
List of Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades suicide attacks
Palestinian factional violence
The Second Intifada
List of Israeli civilian casualties in the Second Intifada

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