It takes a lot of backbone to withstand the right-wing (and part of mainstream) Israel/Diaspora "intimidation/pressure-machine"........ - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Swiss-Dino
    • 05.04.11 | 09:23 (IDT)

    Let me quote Dr. Aron Liel, one of judge Goldstones best friends: "Goldstone has been through hell....he was being constantly harassed, received threatening letters, and was forced to change his phone number and e-mail addresses, he was a broken man....." Source: ynet Again, I don't know whether that kind of terrible harassment Mr. Goldstone suffered from his Jewish brothers and sister was the only reason for his sudden change of mind, but there can be absolutely no doubt, that it was a very important factor. However, we should not judge him too harshly, in the end it's roughly 99 % of U.S. Congressmen/women, who don't have the spine to withstand that right-wing Zionist "intimidation and pressure machine".....again, not everybody can be a Jimmy Carter, Noam Chomsky or Gideo Levy!

    from the article: Goldstone affirms our position that Israel did not commit war crimes in Gaza, U.S. says
    First published 04:08 05.04.11 | Last updated 04:08 05.04.11
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