Gaza Conflict Days of War, Days of Rage

Israel hopes to critically weaken Hamas with its attacks in the Gaza Strip. Governments in the West and even in the Arab world can understand Israel's aims, but civilians are the ones suffering the most from the bombardment. How much bloody retribution is legitimate?
Von SPIEGEL Staff
Palestinians stand amongst the debris of the destroyed house of Hamas senior leader Nizar Rayan after Israeli missiles struck the Jabaliya refugee camp.

Palestinians stand amongst the debris of the destroyed house of Hamas senior leader Nizar Rayan after Israeli missiles struck the Jabaliya refugee camp.

Foto: DPA
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan