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    • betz55
    • 23.10.09 | 19:49 (IST)

    Oh, this is rich. Now Israel wants to change intl law because it doesn't like it. The Goldstone represents a high-water mark for critics of Israeli policy, particularly in the US. To much is now known about Israel?s agenda and all over the world people are finding it impossible to reconcile liberal principles with ostensible Zionism. Israel?s massacres are all over the front pages. They have become prominent in public life. Even Jewish writers in the New York Times are having trouble supporting Israel. The apartheid system is becoming impossible to defend. The laws will not be changed just because you want them to. Your days of exceptionalism are over. About time too. Israel needs to be accountable for what it did in Gaza.

    from the article: Solana to Haaretz: New rules of war needed for age of terror
    First published 00:53 23.10.09 | Last updated 13:21 24.10.09
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