Some military analysts have compared Israel’s bombing of Gaza to bombing campaigns from World War II.
Israel’s assault on Gaza included a bombardment of the area with a force that military analysts said had not been seen since the second world war.
Most of the weapons are supplied by the United States.
Is this war different from others in terms of its scale and speed?
Presenter: Tom McRae
Colin Clarke – Director of research, The Soufan Group, a global intelligence and security consultancy.
Patrick Bury – Defense and security analyst at the University of Bath.
Sam Perlo-Freeman – Research co-ordinator at the Campaign Against Arms Trade in the UK.