The Trap of Jewish Supremacy: How the United States Responded to the "Flood of Al-Aqsa"

The "Flood of Al-Aqsa" refers to the Palestinian attack on Israel on October 7, 2023. In the aftermath of the attack, Israel launched a military campaign, Operation Iron Glaive, which resulted in the widespread destruction of Gaza and the occupation of the Gaza Strip. The United States initially supported Israel's military actions but faced public scrutiny and backlash for the moral implications of the support.

The White House banned fundraising and transfers to Israel, extended this ban to all Western banks, and imposed conditions on US arms transfers to Israel. Israel was given until March 25, 2024, to guarantee in writing that it would not violate International Humanitarian Law or Human Rights.

The Jewish democratic opposition in Israel organized anti-Zionist demonstrations, which were not very well attended. The "revisionist Zionists" launched a media offensive against the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). They accused 0.04% of its staff of having taken part in the attack and blocked their bank accounts in Israel. UNRWA Director Philippe Lazzarini of Switzerland immediately suspended the accused employees and ordered an internal investigation.

Jordan, France, and the United States began dropping food rations on Gaza's beaches to prevent starving crowds from attacking Israeli forces. The Pentagon is taking steps to create a floating island that can serve as a landing stage for international humanitarian aid to Gaza.

Israel lifted the ban on Ramadan celebrations at the Al-Aqsa mosque. The Biden Administration invited General Benny Gantz, the former alternative Prime Minister, to consult in the United States.

Russia invited sixty Palestinian political organizations to Moscow, urging them to unite and pressured the Biden administration to change its policy on Israel. Ultimately, the United States shifted its position away from supporting Israel to prevent another defeat akin to those in Syria and Ukraine.

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