Gaza conflict different from the days of British rule

November 28, 2012

In his commentary, Rafael Medoff compares the British occupation of Palestine in the 1930s with today's events, but the circumstances of today vary from then ("Bombs in Palestine, then and now," Nov. 26).

This would include mentioning the Israelis dying and living in bunkers from shellings over the years, as well as the Palestinian frustration with the blockade and the Israeli retaliation for bombing Tel Aviv from locations placed in the middle of the Palestinians highly populated civilian areas so their people bear the brunt of the effort to eliminate those weapons.

Hilda Coyne, Baltimore

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