Events

Meeting of the International Board, Washington D.C., December 16, 2011




Meeting of the International Board, Washington D.C., May 25-26, 2011




Event: Meeting of the International Board, London, UK, November 11-12, 2010




Event: Meeting of the International Board, Washington D.C., April 6-7, 2009




Event: Meeting of the International Board, Washington D.C., September 10, 2008




Event: Annual Meeting of the International Board, Washington D.C., January 28-29, 2008





Israel Provoked This War

There seems to be near-universal agreement in the United States with President Barack Obama’s observation that Israel, like every other country, has the right and obligation to defend its citizens from threats directed at them from beyond its borders.

But this anodyne statement does not begin to address the political and moral issues raised by Israel’s bombings and land invasion of Gaza: who violated the cease-fire agreement that was in place since November 2012 and whether Israel’s civilian population could have been protected by nonviolent means that would not have placed Gaza’s civilian population at risk. As of this writing, the number killed by the Israel Defense Forces has surpassed 600, the overwhelming majority of whom are noncombatants.

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