Defending the indefensible - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Steve Beikirch
    • 20.09.09 | 07:29 (IDT)

    "The Israeli message is that the Goldstone report threatens those countries because it makes the war on terror very difficult..." This is just another excuse from the morally bankrupt Israeli leaders. After reading the entire UN Gaza report I know why the leaders of Israel are scurrying around saying to themselves "Oh my, what do we do now". After all, what could they say in defense of bombing of civilian neighborhoods, the use of flechette shells (for all you uninformed, a flechette shell is filled with thousands of darts which are ejected from the shell during flight, tearing up everything in their path) and white phosphorus against civilian targets, the bombing of mosques and schools, the blocking of rescue parties from reaching the wounded, the killing of fleeing civilians carrying white flags, the use of human shields.

    from the article: Israel seeks Obama backing on Gaza probe
    First published 02:21 17.09.09 | Last updated 12:47 17.09.09
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