Over the past week both sides have provided blow-by-blow Twitter updates on each missile and rocket fired and the damage done. More powerful and pervasive than the official tweets, however, has been the verbal and visual war unleashed on both sides, as Israelis, Palestinians and their respective supporters around the world posted pictures, blog accounts, news articles and opinions. Each detailed the blood and grief on the ground and ties it to a larger narrative of terrorism and indiscriminate rocket fire, from the Israeli perspective, and occupation, blockade and targeted killings, from the Palestinian side. Continue reading »
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