The latest news on the Middle East conflict revealed that Michigan officials, Israeli supporters, and advocates of the Palestinian cause are divided about whether Israel should retaliate and Palestine has autonomous rights. Nonetheless, everyone agreed that targeting innocent civilians is unacceptable.The latest news on the Middle East conflict revealed that the unprecedented cross-border attacks of Hamas, a Palestinian Sunni-Islamic organization, on October 7, resulted in hundreds of deaths. Further reports say more than 100 individuals were held captive in Gaza and at least four U.S. citizens have been killed and seven others have gone missing.
An article in The Detroit News states that due to the Middle East conflict, officials in Michigan, supporters of Israel, and advocates of the Palestinian cause are divided about whether Israel should retaliate and whether Palestine has the right to autonomy. Nonetheless, everyone reportedly agreed that targeting innocent civilians is unacceptable.
Middle East Conflict
According to an article in AP News, on October 8, the government of Israel officially declared war and approved significant military operations to retaliate against Hamas. In addition, on the same day, the U.S. Pentagon dispatched the Ford carrier strike group to the eastern Mediterranean to assist Israel during the Middle East conflict.