no mandate, makes his "investigation" political. He was asked to find the evidence for which in advance Israel was found "guilty", and he produced the evidence. He was not asked to deal with the political question of an accommodation of peaceful coexistence. Goldstone, in other words, proves to the world how political the whole matter is and how politically he is involved in it.
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from the article: U.S. to Israel: Probe alleged Gaza war crimes to advance peace