The Yellow Times


(1) See: and

(2) According to the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (using raw data), 1677 killed and almost 20,000 injured so far since September 2000. See: Bt'selem's list of investigated cases are almost as high:

(3) For the casual attitude towards killing Palestinians, see: and many other reports on See also some NFTF articles:

(4) See:

(5) On prevention of medical help: and

(6) For a statistical comparison between state actions in cases of Palestinians killed by Israelis vs. cases of Israelis killed by Palestinians, see: For detailed reports on law enforcement in cases of settler violence against civilians see and

(7) For statistics, see: For Israel's brutal policies of dealing with the Intifada, epitomized by Rabin's call to the soldiers "to break their bones," see Avi Shlaim, The Iron Wall, pp.440-450. For a graphic collection of impressions and interviews by an American journalist, see Joe Sacco, Palestine.

(8) For the period 1949-1956, and Israel's murderous "doctrine," see Benny Morris, Israel's Border Wars, 1949-1956: Arab Infiltration, Israeli Retaliation, and the Countdown to the Suez War

(9) Morris, id.

(10) Chomsky, Fateful Triangle, p.182, the doctrine is also covered in Morris.

(11) Chomsky, pp. 188-192.

(12) According to official Israeli statistics, 106 civilians were killed in cross-border terror attacks between 1968 and 1982. The total number of Israelis killed in terror attacks during the same period was 282. For analysis of the sources, see Chomsky, p. 74. For comparison, Chomsky gives the example of a single Israeli raid on Beirut in July 1981, in which nearly 450 civilians were killed.

(13) Al-Hamishmar, May 10, 1978, cited in Chomsky, p. 180.

(14) For analysis of the reasons for the invasion, cf. Chomsky, p. 198-212; Shlaim, pp. 395-403. For Israel's hysterical reaction to the Fahd peace plan, see Chomsky p. 74.

(15) Chomsky, pp. 216-242.

(16) Chomsky, pp. 365-375. For an analysis of the Kahan Commision report, cf. pp. 397-409. Chomsky praises Israel for trying to conduct an inquiry, though he describes the report as "disgraceful from an intellectual and moral standpoint."

(17) Military analyst Alex Fishman accused the army and the government of knowingly scuttling the cease-fire Arafat announced two months earlier by authorizing Hanoud's assassination. (Yediot Aharonot, Nov. 25, 2002). encourages its material to be reproduced, reprinted, or broadcast provided that any such reproduction must identify the original source,