it already is 'treated' as such, the difference would be that it could be officially recognised as such - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • gretchen
    • 08.09.11 | 09:31 (IDT)

    Operation Cast Lead is already referred to as the 'Gaza War', it is a de facto reality even if it is not treated as such. But before people go jumping in the streets thinking they can really go flatten Gaza, remember also that other rules of engagement will also apply....the goldstone report would have to have been properly investigated, the use of phosphorus gas and human shields would be a much bigger deal and face much more international scrutiny.

    from the article: Israelis could face trial in The Hague if Palestinian statehood recognized at UN, experts warn
    First published 01:59 08.09.11 | Last updated 01:59 08.09.11
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