Loory: The grim situation in Gaza defies all efforts at resolution. In fact it worsens. [Since the program aired on KBIA Thursday, the UN passes a cease-fire resolution that both sides rejected.] France and Turkey tried to promote a cease-fire and although both Hamas and Israel welcomed that in principle, neither side could buy it in detail. Egypt has been trying to work out an agreement. There is also a war to win public opinion. Israel has refused to allow foreign reporters into Gaza to cover its military actions. Hamas continually shows pictures of the devastation and killing by Israeli forces, but there are reports that Hamas, itself, is killing Gazan Arabs opposed to its rule. Little is heard from the occupied West Bank where Fatah, the more moderate Palestinian organization opposed to Hamas, is in control. Fatah lost control of Gaza in an election two years ago. So, once again we discuss a problem of destruction and killing that appears to have no reasonable chance of settlement. What is currently happening in Gaza?
Fighting in Gaza defies easy answers
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