"when we considered officers worthy of adulation." Yes, and there was a time when we all wore diapers and pooped our pants. Then we grew up and realized this is no longer appropriate- or at least most of us did... But here's all you really needed to write: "There is no way to wage combat in Gaza without harming the civilian population, and it is obvious that the IDF did much to avoid this." What is wrong with that Goldstone? You'd better let him know that it is "obvious". Mr. Ilan, you are a mental midget.
Mexico sentences five men to 697 years for killings of 11 women (AP)
from the article: Investigating the IDF would be the real war crime