I attached some unbiased links at the bottom if you’re completely uninterested in what I have to say about it. If so, skip to the bold, no biggie!
I honestly couldn’t tell you about a completely unbiased website or news source because the truth is that everyone is biased.
I don’t know all the details about why all this shit is goin down. The pro-hamas people say it’s because isrealis are douche bags and the pro-isreals think the hamas people are antisemitic douche bags. (this is nutshelled for those of you who prefer to prioritize civilian deaths over the “why” of the thing)
You ask me, both sides are being douche bags. Both sides have asked for ceasefire and both sides have broken ceasefires, for seemingly no reason. I think that the root cause is just… a lot of hate. No matter what side you think you should favor (I tend to lean towards Israel just because they’ve been America’s ally for so long, but at the same time, they’re needlessly killing people so I’m not jumping to support them. However at the same time, Hamas (NOT Palestine) is very honestly a terrorist group, and though I hate to respond to buzzwords like “terrorist,” they definitely would not have been classified as that by Israel, the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, the European Union, Norway, Jordan, Egypt, Australia, and Japan if it weren’t true. But I suppose some would, possibly rightfully, consider the Israeli leaders terrorists as well.), keep in mind that most people on the subject are very set in their ways and not welcome to change.
Here’s what it basically boils down to: both sides are being big fat jerks. Israel is violating a lot of humanitarian law, and Hamas is basically shitting on the Geneva Code. Both of them are killing crazy amounts of civilians in the process. (I would note, however, that Hamas has set up their military strong holds in hospitals in schools, so I don’t know if that’s considered strategy or truly evil, but either way, it’s kind of fucked up. I’m just saying.) It’s pretty fucked up on both sides.
I do have to say this: it’s MONDO-INSANE that Obama is backing Hamas here for a lot of reasons. One, as previously mentioned, Israel is an ally, and a good one at that. Idk how many bridges this dude is gonna burn here. Two, more Americans support Israel than Hamas so not only is he not representing his constituents, but he is also making a really bad political move for the party. Three, again, terrorist group. Pretty much everyone with a functioning noggin can agree that this is bATSHIT INSANE. He definitely would have been better off just going with the usual game plan of not taking a stance at all.
RANT OVER. Here are some links I found that I find to be “impartial”
Israel and Hamas Trampling on Humanitarian Law in Gaza Conflict
This focuses mainly on the aspects of war crimes committed by both sides and how international humanitarian and war law comes into play. Kind of makes you wonder why the UN isn’t stepping in more.
Pro/Con List for Israel and Palestine
This is my favorite website (procon.org) for political snaffoos because they really do put both sides nicely. If you have any background knowledge (which you can get from the previous link) this should help you form an opinion.
Taking Sides in the Hamas-Israel Conflict
I might be cheating a little bit because this person does pick a side, but I think he or she lays out both sides of the conflict very well and is open-minded about the whole thing from the start. He/she has some very compelling arguments and very convincing data. I HIGHLY recommend this, but if you aren’t looking to be convinced, maybe stay away. But I hope you read it.