For the Record: Federal parliamentary statements on the recent Israel-Hamas conflict
June 7, 2021 | Jamie Hyams
During the recent violence between Israel and Hamas, many Australian federal Members of Parliament made speeches or put out media statements about the conflict.
Reframing Gaza: Iran’s multi-front war against Israel
June 4, 2021 | Oved Lobel
For anyone genuinely interested in analyzing and discussing the conflict, the starting point must be the recognition of two parallel phenomena: the pan-Islamic “resistance” jihad to destroy Israel, which has no relation to Israeli policies; and the fight for civil and political rights for Palestinians and the aspirational pursuit of a two-state solution. To muddle the two is to justify the genocidal aims of the former and thoroughly discredit the latter.
Israel poised to install most ideologically diverse government ever
June 3, 2021
Corrections to ABC “Explainer” highlight media’s Gaza problems
June 2, 2021
Australian Islamist extremist group fans the antisemitic flames
June 2, 2021 | Lt. Gen. Richard Natonski and Jonathan Ruhe
With a ceasefire announced in Gaza, it’s crucial to apply the lessons learned to a likely future conflict with Hezbollah, and probably Iran, in Lebanon and beyond.
Essay: The Knock
June 2, 2021 | Yaakov Katz
What the IDF knew was that Hamas was storing its weapons in homes, in apartment buildings and under schools, mosques and hospitals. If a war erupted, Israel had to find a way to attack the targets while, at the same time, minimising civilian casualties and collateral damage.
Media Microscope: One Side Now
June 2, 2021 | Allon Lee
As Hamas’ latest war rolled on, an “open letter” exhorted Australia’s media to “DoBetterOnPalestine” by avoiding “both siderism that equates the victims of a military occupation with its instigators” and to “make space for Palestinian perspectives, prioritising the voices of those most affected by the violence.”