"Israel among all nations is denied a right to defend itself" Jacob Blues you seem to be confusing, again, a nation's right to defend itself and a nation's non-right to inflict wanton destruction and death on civilian populations. Such 'war crimes', as they are known as, are not permissible under international and human law. For examples of such War Crimes you only need to look at the conduct of the IDF/IAF during the recent brutal and murderous attacks on the civilian populations in Lebanon and Gaza
Roadside bomb kills five border officers in western Iraq (AP)
from the article: In wake of UN Gaza probe, how can Israel go to war again?