If you acctually read the washington post op-ed - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Cinnamon
    • 03.04.11 | 15:32 (IDT)

    It is condemning to the jewish state. It has a bit of goody-feely feeling in it towards israel and it mentions the itamar massacre, but if you stick to facts mentioned in it can not be good. i make a lengthy quote: "For example, the most serious attack the Goldstone Report focused on was the killing of some 29 members of the al-Simouni family in their home. The shelling of the home was apparently the consequence of an Israeli commander’s erroneous interpretation of a drone image, and an Israeli officer is under investigation for having ordered the attack. While the length of this investigation is frustrating, it appears that an appropriate process is underway, and I am confident that if the officer is found to have been negligent, Israel will respond accordingly. The purpose of these investigations, as I have always said, is to ensure accountability for improper actions, not to second-guess, with the benefit of hindsight, commanders making difficult battlefield decisions." would any civilized country be proud of killing 29 people what ever the reason? The reason, also mentioned in op-ed, for goldstone not having this excuse in a first place was that Israel did not co-operate with report in any way or form.

    from the article: Israel to launch campaign urging UN to retract Goldstone report
    First published 12:46 03.04.11 | Last updated 12:46 03.04.11
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