The photo below depicts what appears to be a nuclear holocaust in Gaza, which we now know is the outcome of the more than 25,000 tons of atomic-level power that has thus far been dropped on Gaza by Israel.
Comparatively speaking, the destructive power of the atomic bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima by the United States on Aug. 6, 1945, was the equivalent of 15,000 tons of TNT.
Many people also talk about the bombing of Dresden, Germany, by Great Britain and the U.S. between Feb. 13-15, 1945, in reference to what is happening to Gaza right now. That "campaign of terror," as it was often called, resulted in the equivalent of just 3,900 tons of TNT being dropped on a city.
In Gaza, where more than 12,000 people, many of them women and children, have now died at the hands of Israel, the equivalent of more than 25,000 tons of TNT has been dropped on that tiny land strip by the Zionist state.
(Related: Palestinian laborers who were working legally in Israel at the time of the October 7 Hamas attack say they were tortured and humiliated by Israel Defense Forces [IDF].)
A more accurate comparison of what Israel has done so far to Gaza would be to compare the firepower to two Hiroshima bombs being dropped – and the war has only just begun.
When combined with the other weapons of war Israel is using on Gaza, there have been at least two Hiroshima bombs, so to speak, dropped on Palestinian land since October 7, with more on the way.
Many onlookers, including some former Zionists who see what is unfolding and no longer support the Jewish state, are calling on the international community to impose strict and immediate sanctions on Israel. Many also want the U.S. to pay for funding Israel's war in Gaza with U.S. tax dollars.
We learned this week that Israel is taking credit for the killing of many of its own on October 7. Apache helicopters owned and operated by Israel were what killed many of the attendees of the Nova music festival, as well as nearby kibbutz residents who were mowed down by Israeli tanks.
Israel initially tried to blame Hamas for all those deaths, but is now reluctantly admitting, based on evidence that has since surfaced, that its own military is responsible for killing Israeli civilians on October 7.
Many have also begun speculating as to the true nature of Hamas, which we know was created by Israel back in the 1970s as a destabilizing force against Yasser Arafat. Could it be that Israel and Hamas are largely one and the same, and that neither government cares about its people?
It is important to remember in all this that there are innocent lives on both sides that are in the crosshairs of each other. These innocents do not necessarily support their governments and simply want peace.
"In videos of Kibbutz Be'eri, there are bullet holes in concrete walls, which are so large as to indicate they were not made by Hamas's small arms but more likely by something like the M2 caliber.50 machine gun, with which I am quite familiar as a former U.S. Army tanker," noted a commenter.
"It was developed as an anti-tank weapon in WW1 and my dad used it in WW2. It often leaves easily identifiable major injuries."
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