#46 No, Cipora, that's another straw man - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 03.02.10 | 12:07 (IST)

    CJK: "so you admit that international law is mere politics" No, I accept that the ENFORCEMENT of int'l law is a dog's dinner. The 20th century marked the beginning of efforts to institutionalize the ENFORCEMENT of int'l law and - like all first steps - those steps have been very tottery indeed. CJK: "if international law cannot be applied universally and predictably, then it is not law." Utter nonsense; NO laws are applied universally and predictably, as any observation of corruption inside Israel makes very clear. A little guy can commit a crime in Israel and he runs the risk of going to the slammer. But an Israeli PM? Or an Israeli President? They can be as crooked as they come, and they won't be charged. Does that mean that Israel's legal code doesn't really exist, Cipora? Or does it mean that the Big Guys are harder to catch than the Little Farts? The latter, luvvie, not the former.

    from the article: IDF legal official: Israel should probe Goldstone Gaza report
    First published 03:01 03.02.10 | Last updated 16:49 03.02.10
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