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    • Johnboy
    • 19.09.09 | 12:58 (IDT)

    ....that Kelly hasn't actually ruled anything out. The State Department hasn't REJECTED the findings OR the conclusions of the report, rather the statement said that Goldstone was "unfair" to focus on a USA ally and not on that ally's Most Despised Enemy. No shit, hey? Kelly said that the USA "wanted to keep discussion of the report within the council". He also said that it "had very serious concerns about a recommendation that it be raised at other bodies, including the International Criminal Court" Neither of those are outright REJECTIONS of either step, in the way that Bibi is pleading for an outright REJECTION. The USA is showing support for an ally - as it should - but (as binny rightly points out) that support is not coming from anyone of cabinet-rank.... THEY don't want to touch this with a 10-foot pole.

    from the article: U.S. calls UN report on Gaza war unfair to Israel
    First published 00:47 19.09.09 | Last updated 17:21 19.09.09
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