… How can Goldstone be so trusting of Israeli investigations? He must know the Israeli military has a long record of investigations of killings of Palestinians that minimize soldiers’ responsibility and mete out little or no punishment.
… Goldstone castigates Hamas for making no effort to investigate its indiscriminate rocket fire, which killed three civilians. He is right. Yet to give Israel a pass for going through the motions and slapping a few soldiers’ hands is deeply disappointing.