The Goldstone Report, the UN fact-finding mission accusing Israel and to a lesser degree Hamas of war crimes in Israel’s attack on Gaza last December, is the target of H.R. 867, an AIPAC-sponsored resolution vehemently denouncing the Report.
The Resolution may come up for a vote in the House as early as Tuesday.
Here is the condemning resolution.
Focus on the Resolution comes at a time when US Secretary of State Clinton just returned from the Middle East where she lauded Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu for his ‘concessions’ while he continued to authorize settlement building in the West Bank and East Jerusalem and complained that Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas was an obstacle to peace.
The CommonDreams story is here: US Words Thwart Middle East Peace.
The chutzpah is in the US House.