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  • Goldstone Report: Reexamining 5 key findings

    The controversial Goldstone Report, the result of a UN fact finding mission following allegations of human rights violations during the 2008 to 2009 Israel-Gaza conflict, is under scrutiny again. In a column published April 1 in The Washington Post, Richard Goldstone, the South African judge who led the mission, retracted one of the most contested findings of the group’s September 2009 report. “If I had known then what I know now, the Goldstone Report would have been a different document,” he wrote. What findings makes this nonbinding UN report such a flashpoint?
    04/04/2011 04:51 pm

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  • Goldstone Report: Reexamining 5 key findings

    The controversial Goldstone Report, the result of a UN fact finding mission following allegations of human rights violations during the 2008 to 2009 Israel-Gaza conflict, is under scrutiny again. In a column published April 1 in The Washington Post, Richard Goldstone, the South African judge who led the mission, retracted one of the most contested findings of the group’s September 2009 report. “If I had known then what I know now, the Goldstone Report would have been a different document,” he wrote. What findings makes this nonbinding UN report such a flashpoint?
    04/04/2011 04:51 pm

  • In Israel, Goldstone's Gaza war retraction triggers 'earthquake' of vindication

    South African Judge Richard Goldstone's recent retraction of accusations of Israeli war crimes during its war with Hamas in Gaza two years ago is still rippling throughout Israel.
    04/03/2011 05:24 pm

  • A new Israeli settlement freeze? What's behind Netanyahu's offer.

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered a new Israeli settlement freeze, as ally Obama eagerly seeks progress toward peace before US elections next month.
    10/12/2010 02:27 pm

  • Beyond the Gaza blockade: What drives Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu?

    Benjamin Netanyahu's handling of the Gaza blockade flotilla crisis has further isolated Israel in the world and strained relations with Washington. Can a tough nationalist emerge as a statesman?
    06/17/2010 02:53 pm

  • Why Israel ignores global criticism of Gaza flotilla raid

    Israel's growing isolation – including the global outcry over the May 31 Gaza flotilla raid – strengthens a pessimistic world view, say analysts. Israelis see international criticism as hyperbole linked to centuries of anti-Jewish persecution – and something that can be ignored.
    06/09/2010 03:19 pm

  • Global News Blog At Brandeis, Goldstone defends UN war crimes report

    Justice Richard Goldstone, at a Brandeis University forum, defended the UN report on war crimes committed by Israel and Hamas in the Gaza war. It was the first time he has publicly discussed the report with a high-level Israeli official.
    11/06/2009 12:00 am

  • UN vote to endorse Goldstone report increases pressure on Israel

    Israel's refusal to investigate allegations of war crimes in Gaza is increasingly putting it at odds with the international community – including allies such as the US.
    10/16/2009 01:00 am

  • Opinion Arab forum tackles a Washington taboo

    The Doha Debates dared to discuss the US relationship with Israel in Washington – and got away with it.
    05/01/2009 01:00 am

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