The ShortSighted War


One of Israel’s lead negotiators with Hamas says the assassination of Hamas’ military leader, Ahmed al-Jabari, which led immediately to the current escalation of violence in Gaza, was shortsighted.

Stephen Elliott is the author of seven books, including the memoir The Adderall Diaries and the novel Happy Baby. He is the founding editor of The Rumpus. His feature film debut, About Cherry, was distributed by IFC. His second movie, based on his novel Happy Baby, is forthcoming. More from this author →