Author Archives: Simon Plosker

Remembering Goldstone, Forgetting Its Repudiation

The IDF’s closing of an investigation into a tragic incident during the 2009 Gaza conflict has been widely reported. Unsurprisingly, some media have referred back to the UN’s Goldstone Report. The Guardian writes: A report by South African judge Richard Goldstone on behalf of the United Nations examined in detail the Samouni family incident. It

From Small Beginnings…

Writing at The Times of Israel, Marc Goldberg makes some salient points concerning the unilateral Egyptian cut off of gas supplies to Israel and its impact on the Egyptian-Israeli peace: Now is the time to draw the line. This is already a diplomatic crisis, regardless of how Israel’s diplomats spin it, and attempting to downplay the