Gaza: 7 October in Historical Perspective

By Gilbert Achcar   Seven months after Hamas’s Al-Aqsa Flood attack across the fence surrounding the Gaza Strip on 7 October 2023, the provisional balance-sheet is daunting. A provisional balance-sheet According to the available figures, on 7 October 1,143 mostly Israeli persons were killed—767 civilians, among whom 36 children and 71 foreigners, and 376 military