Yes, it became a personal, moral and political issue, and not... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Alterman
    • 20.04.11 | 11:18 (IDT)

    ...a fact-finding mission and a legal analysis. In fact, the problem is that he loves Israel and zionism too much. This means that he has paid too much attention to things and considerations that are irrelevant. He felt that that he had to display a courage and integrity - "I love Israel but I i´m not afraid to critizise bad things". Like if another jurist said": I hate Israel, but I´m ready to praise the jews if they do good things". Goldstone got himself entangled in moral, personal and emotional deliberations. This cause him to crash, and retract, and explain, and explain the explanation of the retraction. We have to bring this debate to the laws and the legal analysis. Nekuda.

    from the article: 'Goldstone retraction affected by misuse of Gaza report findings'
    First published 04:42 20.04.11 | Last updated 04:42 20.04.11
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