Incredible stupidity and hypocrisy - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Shalom Freedman
    • 29.09.09 | 16:23 (IST)

    We understand that the statement came from a Mr. Michael Posner of the State Dept. It is of course another U.S. effort to be even- handed, balanced etc. etc. But it is just so hypocritical it infuriates. It is of course absolutely wrong to blame Israel for the Hamas- initiated hostilities in Gaza. But when the U.S. which has killed so many civilians in all kinds of military operations over so long a period of time- does this it is simply absurd. It too is a betrayal of a real friend and ally who happens to be facing the kind of assymentrical war against a terror- society that the U.S. in a sense is facing now in Afghanistan- Pakistan. Instead of understanding one in a situation roughly similar to their own the Americans here turn their back on their friends. Disgusting.

    from the article: U.S. to Israel: Probe alleged Gaza war crimes to advance peace
    First published 12:16 29.09.09 | Last updated 21:45 29.09.09
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