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    • Walid
    • 19.09.09 | 11:10 (IDT)

    It's absurd to have expected that the US would have done a 180 and reacted any differently, especially in light of having supplied the illegal weapons used by Israel and of its own actions that are as bad if not worse in Afghanistan and Iraq. The US critized the report for not having gone into chapter and verse about the criminal acts by Hamas but it did not question the validity of the those committed by Israel, so it essentially accepted them. All this brouhaha against the report has diluted the important statement about Hamas having also committed criminal acts against civilians and that its leaders are also subject to criminal prosecution. It is hoped that both parties will now think twice before repeating them.

    from the article: U.S. calls UN report on Gaza war unfair to Israel
    First published 00:47 19.09.09 | Last updated 17:21 19.09.09
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