"This conclusion was confirmed by" the UN Cast Lead Committee of Experts. It said "the official inquiry must be conducted by a truly independent body, given the obvious conflict inherent in the military's examining its own role in designing and executing "Operation Cast Lead.' "
Israel operated unaccountably for decades. Pillar of Cloud followed Cast Lead. What's next? How much more indiscriminate slaughter and mass destruction is tolerable.
How many more years of Palestinian suffering will world leaders permit? How much longer can the ICC spurn its mandate? It's time for all relevant stakeholders to step up to the plate and act responsibly.
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