A Massive Blow to Peace
Tensions rose inexorably in the Middle East after Israeli helicopters launched
a missile attack on the West Bank offices of the Palestinian militant group Hamas,
killing eight. Two of the dead Jamal Mansour, the top Hamas official in the
West Bank, and his deputy Jamal Salim were decapitated by the missiles, which
plowed through the third-floor offices. Israel blames their network for terrorist
attacks that killed 37 Israelis. Two Palestinian children, brothers aged five
and eight, were killed by...