As we consider the atrocities of war, it’s important to look beyond the politics and stop to think about the personal impact of terroristic acts against men, women and children in the Middle East. While the battle is far beyond the physical realm, the impact is very real and felt by all throughout the Land. Operation Protect Edge is a collection of stories emphasizing the personal impact of war.
This volume provides a review of Israel's unprecedented consideration of questions of international law when forced to go to war to defend its civilian population from attack, with a particular focus on the Gaza war of 2008-2009. Israel gives more thought to upholding the laws of war during its military operations than any other nation in history.