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    • Vladek
    • 24.10.09 | 16:38 (IST)

    This is a report where Israel refused to provide information. Now Israel attacks the report and personally attacks Judge Goldstone. Netanyahu, Lieberman and Peres have mounted a campaign based on rhetoric rather than facts. No one has substantiated any errors in the report. Obama has taken Israel's side and undercut Abbas and the Palestinian people. Obama should have and could have remained neutral. Obama's peace process has died through his own actions. Netanyahu has now undertaken an effort to rewrite the rules of war. This appears to be an effort to justify Israel's actions in Gaza after the fact. I suspect that Israel has conducted a cover-up because the IDF had orders from the highest levels to conduct a massive military operation dispensing collective punishment against families, neighborhoods and communities. The objective was to strike fear in the hearts of every Palestinian.

    from the article: 'U.S. to stand by Israel in the fight against Goldstone report'
    First published 12:39 21.10.09 | Last updated 19:49 21.10.09
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