A Specter Is Haunting Israel, Its Name Is Goldstone

By Leonard Fein

Forward Association, 2010

In evaluating what the Goldstone report means to Israel and the IDF, there are two important words that must be defined and separated - intent and responsibility. Did Israeli troops intend to target civilians? No. But that does not mean that they are not responsible for the deaths. That is why Goldstone's call for an independent investigation is so critical - to sort these things out and to achieve clarity on the degree and nature of that responsibility.

Topic: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Diplomacy, International Relations, Violence, War, Israeli-Palestinian Relations

Name of Publication: Jewish Daily Forward

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Coverage: Gaza , Israel , Palestinian Territories

Language: English

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Fein, Leonard. A Specter Is Haunting Israel, Its Name Is Goldstone. Jewish Daily Forward. Forward Association. 2010: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=15370


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