Futhermore, isn't what's happening in Gaza, Palestine/Israel, really a civil war between two ethnic groups fighting over the same disputed territory? A civil war that's being going on for close to a century?
'But Israel disputes this' one hears that a lot too. I've yet to hear the BBC use this term in relation to Palestinian views.
They've just done it again. The BBC journalist in Jerusalem said that 'Israeli forces have surrounded a house owned by a Hamas leader who is thought to be hiding in an underground tunnel.'