Netanyahu pledged...that Israel would ensure that the report would be vetoed." Note that The Big N does not "hope" that the report will be vetoed. He does not say "maybe" the report will be vetoed. He can "ensure" that it will be vetoed. He may not yet have told the Americans that they will employ their veto, but it doesn't matter. Such is his utter control over their government.
from the article: Cabinet likely to discuss probing Goldstone Gaza Report findings