We Are Palestine’s Only Hope

A Call to the People of the West

Image by Ömer Yıldız.

As Israel once again “mows the grass” in Gaza, leaders of Western countries have taken an unprecedented step.

During previous atrocities like Operations Cast Lead (2008-09) and Protective Edge (2014), the Prime Minister of the UK, the President of France, the Chancellor of Germany, and so on, typically issued mundane statements: that both sides—the Israeli and Palestinian governments—need to reduce violence and work towards peace.

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T. J. Coles is director of the Plymouth Institute for Peace Research and the author of several books, including Voices for Peace (with Noam Chomsky and others) and  Fire and Fury: How the US Isolates North Korea, Encircles China and Risks Nuclear War in Asia (both Clairview Books).

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