December 2, 2012

Next Stop for Israel: The Hague?

Aeyal Gross, Haaretz

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Since 1967, Israel has attempted to cement its occupation of the territories while evading international culpability. The Palestinians' successful statehood bid may change that, but it is far from a sure thing.

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TAGGED: the Hague, International Criminal Court, United Nations, Middle East, Palestine, Israel

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