Measuring Israel by the Yardstick of a “Just War”

From a New York Times column by A. Walter Dorn headlined “Measuring Israel by the Just-War Yardstick”:

Israel’s response to the horrifying Hamas attack on Oct. 7 has caused widespread protest among its critics and soul-searching among some of its supporters. The deaths of thousands of Palestinian civilians in a ferocious bombing campaign and an increasingly intense ground war in the Gaza Strip cry out for a careful examination of the moral basis for Israel’s actions.