Tag Archives: ICC

Israel went too far to protect Gaza civilians

Once again, the above headline reads like a parody. Only, unlike my previous post, this one is deadly serious. The International Criminal Court (ICC) is  preparing to send a team to investigate the IDF for alleged war crimes during Operation … Continue reading

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Chutzpah of the week: Iran? Russia? The ICC?

The week has barely started but I think it is safe to announce the candidates for this week’s Chutzpah of the Week Award. (No, this is not a regular occurrence on this blog even though the daily news provides us … Continue reading

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April Fools

Today, 1st April, is April Fools day when people love to play pranks and jokes on each other. The Middle East is certainly celebrating in earnest, with Israel and the West being the butt of the jokes. Today the Palestinians … Continue reading

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Shurat HaDin victory: Palestinian Authority and PLO found liable in NY court for supporting terror attacks

The Israeli NGO Shurat HaDin, the Israel Law Center, won a huge victory this week in a New York court as the PA and the PLO were both found liable for supporting a string of terror attacks in Israel in … Continue reading

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The Palestinians’ gamble at the ICC

As I mentioned in my post last week, Mahmoud Abbas, acting in what appears to be a fit of pique on not achieving his goal of a Palestinian state at the UN Security Council, applied to join the International Criminal … Continue reading

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The Legal Israeli Settlements

Originally posted on FirstOneThrough:
Many people have argued that it is illegal for Israelis to live beyond the 1949 Armistice Lines (east of the Green Line, EGL/Judea and Samaria/West Bank).  The question of “legitimacy” (not legality) has been repeated often by…

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