Roo, If Israel's bombing of Gaza at the end of 2008 and start of 2009 wasn't an act of self defence and a war crime as you call it. What were the bombs from Gaza going into Israel? Palestinian self defence from the incoming Israeli war crimes that they knew would be committed?
Syrian group says Nusra abducts its leader, in blow to U.S. plan (Reuters)
from the article: Goldstone to Haaretz: U.S. does not have to protect Israel blindly