Averting War in Gaza

TitleAverting War in Gaza
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication2018
Subtitle / Series TitleCrisis Group Middle East Briefing N°60
InstitutionInternational Crisis Group

Despite repeated claims that efforts are being made to address the situation in Gaza, Israel and Hamas once again are sliding dangerously toward a new war. The last war in Gaza took the lives of over two thousand Palestinians and more than 70 Israelis.

The international community needs to use its leverage to press Israel to lift the blockade and the Palestinian Authority to take over Gaza through some form of intra-Palestinian reconciliation.