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22 Jul, 2014

4 Ways America Is Complicit In Israel’s War Crimes – Alex Kane, Alternet

July 21, 2014 | America’s unstinting support for Israel is a key reason why the assault on Gaza continues unabated.

As the death toll climbs to over 500 Palestinians, mostly civilians, there is no immediate end in sight. There is little reason for Israel to stop when it can count on the backing of the world’s superpower. “No nation should accept rockets being fired into its borders,” President Obama said when Israel’s ground invasion begun.

Rhetorical support isn’t all Israel can count on; the state is also using American weapons and money to pound Gaza. Here are four other ways the U.S. is deeply complicit in Israel’s assault on Gaza and the war crimes that accompany it.

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