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Two Months In, We Can See the Losers and Winners in Israel’s Gaza War

| Dec. 08, 2023

The longer the conflict continues, the more fortunes change

The catastrophic war in Gaza is entering its third month with no sign of abating any time soon. Hamas’s attack on Israel on October 7 was shocking, daring and certainly horrifying. In six hours, as many as 840 Israeli civilians, 350 soldiers and security personnel were killed, and around 240 people kidnapped to Gaza. Israel swiftly unleashed an apocalyptic war on Gaza that has killed over sixteen thousand Palestinians – two thirds of them women and children. According to investigative reporting done by +972 magazine, permissive airstrikes on non-military targets and the use of an artificial intelligence system have enabled the Israeli army to carry out its deadliest war in Gaza yet. UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Martin Griffith says he has “never seen anything like it”, describing the situation as “complete and utter carnage”.

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For Academic Citation: Abdulla, Abdulkhaleq.“Two Months In, We Can See the Losers and Winners in Israel’s Gaza War.” The National, December 8, 2023.

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