Binyamin Netanyahu climbs down, accepts ‘pause’ in war with Hamas




Fig. 1. The ruins of a terminal at the Gaza airport. Image by Said Khatib (Agence France-Presse) on September 9, 2018, via the Times of Israel,[1] fair use.

Ben Sales and Philissa Cramer, “It’s official: Israel approves deal with Hamas to free at least 50 hostages in exchange for pause in fighting,” Jewish Telegraphic Agency, November 21, 2023,

Simon Tisdall, “The pressure on Netanyahu is starting to tell – this potential truce shows something has changed,” Guardian, November 21, 2023,

Ishaan Tharoor, “Israel has utterly devastated Gaza,” Washington Post, November 22, 2023,


Fig. 1. Photograph by Joachim F. Thurn, August 1991, Bundesarchiv, B 145 Bild-F089030-0003, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0 DE.

Elaine Schaart, Peter Haeck, and Jakob Hanke Vela, “Far-right leader Geert Wilders wins Dutch election: Exit poll,” Politico, November 22, 2023,


Donald Trump

Fig. 1. Donald Trump, depicted in an orange jumpsuit, reportedly by the Drudge, via Mediaite,[2] fair use. Apparently, no mugshot was taken when he was actually arrested over hush money paid to Stormy Daniels.[3]

Peter Wehner, “Have You Listened Lately to What Trump Is Saying?” Atlantic, November 22, 2023,

Coup attempt

Fig. 1. Donald Trump booking photograph by Fulton County (Georgia) Sheriff’s Office, August 24, 2023, via New York, August 25, 2023,[4] public domain.

Nicholas Riccardi, “Colorado Supreme Court will hear appeal of ruling that Trump can stay on ballot despite insurrection,” Denver Post, November 21, 2023,

  1. [1]Agence France-Presse and Times of Israel, “20 years after its opening, destroyed Gaza airport embodies grounded peace hopes,” Times of Israel, September 12, 2018,
  2. [2]Alex Griffing, “Drudge Puts Trump in an Orange Jumpsuit as Site Monitors His Potential Indictment,” Mediaite, August 29, 2022,
  3. [3]Sarah D. Wire and Alexandra E. Petri, “Trump charged with 34 felony counts in alleged hush money cover-up case,” Los Angeles Times, April 4, 2023,
  4. [4]Margaret Hartmann and Nia Prater, “All the Mug Shots of Donald Trump and His Alleged Co-Conspirators,” New York, August 25, 2023,

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