In a stunning distortion of the facts regarding attacks carried out by the terrorist Islamic group Hamas, the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) announced in a press release that "Media reports indicate that the latest violence in Gaza [sic] was triggered November 5 when Israeli forces killed a 23-year-old Palestinian man as he approached the border fence. According to some accounts, the slain Palestinian was mentally challenged. On November 8, Israeli forces shot and killed a 13-year-old Palestinian boy who was playing football with his friends in front of his family's house. "
In reality, as can be clearly documented through the main stream media, the current assault on Israel by Hamas began on October 23, when an Israeli officer was critically wounded by an explosive device while on patrol near the Hamas-controlled Gaza border. At that point, Israel did not respond. (continue reading...)