Bradley, but what if Assad learns from Israel how to treat the "Goldstone Commission"? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 07.02.12 | 16:17 (IST)

    My question is not about the post-publication personal attacks on Goldstone and his colleagues, an attack which even the Israeli Left (and B Burston) took part in. I am asking a more obvious question. Israel did NOT allow the Goldstones to enter Gaza through Israel, and did not cooperate with the Commission at all (making the final report harsher for lack of explanations). Goldstone had to enter Gaza through Rafah, with Egypt's cooperation. If Assad uses the Israeli technique, and no doubt he will, the commission will not be allowed into Syria, where there is no back door like Rafah. This approach will simply not work.

    from the article: The UN must find a Goldstone for Syria
    First published 15:39 07.02.12 | Last updated 15:39 07.02.12
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