JONATHAN COOK: Israelis are basking in the warm glow of playing host to a major international sporting event. Is it though the beginning of a South African style campaign focused on sport?
JAMES M. DORSEY: Four young Palestinian footballers were killed in a bombing during Israel’s assault on Gaza. Enough is enough, say some top footballers.
ALISON DEGER, MONDOWEISS: His sketches are striking and pack a political punch. Let me introduce you to Husam Zakharia.