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November 19, 2012  

The Israeli-Palestinian airstrike conflict in its sixth day, Netanhayu threatens to unleash a full-scale ground war against Hamas. Phyllis Bennis, director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies and an expert in Middle East affairs, puts the current crisis in political and historical perspective.  Peace activist Miko Peled, whose father, Matti Peled, was an Israeli army general who helped orchestrate the attack on Arab armies in the Six Day War of 1967 -- which led Israel to claim the West Bank, Gaza, Golan Heights and the Sinai -- condemns calculated provocations and violence of the Zionist state.

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