Israeli soldiers on a watch tower along the Israel - Gaza Border, May 15, 2018. Israel faces growing diplomatic fallout from the use of lethal force against unarmed protesters. (AP/Ariel Schalit)

With All Eyes on Gaza, Israel Falls Back on the Hamas Card

When other excuses collapse to the honest lens of public transparency, the Hamas card is predictably played with almost sneering contempt for the world’s ability to pierce half-truths.