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    • JimUSA
    • 18.02.10 | 00:40 (IST)

    Colonel Desmond Travers "Mr. Hamada, thank you very much for your very detailed presentation. You mentioned that the strike by the F-16 was very precise or very deliberate. Can you tell us why, in your opinion, that this was so?" Mr. Rashad Hamada "Let us be truthful in what we say, war is war. War is war. Be it economic through siege, be it, uh, through F-16s, it is war. It is a war that took place and, uh, continues. It is a war that was launched by Israel and these are the results. We see the results. The shelling, the death and the destruction, but war is war. We have been dying for over two years, dying of siege and the last war came as a culmination of the siege." Where's the answer to Traver's question? To the contrary, the Goldstone team simply allowed Hamada to make a maudlin rant against Israel in a situation that is highly nuanced and ambiguous. Note the myriad inconsistencies and evasions Goldstone accepted, and this is just one man's testimony among hundreds of pages.

    from the article: Report: UN evidence counters Israel's account of Gaza war
    First published 10:17 02.02.10 | Last updated 10:54 02.02.10
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