November 1, 2012
This volume provides a review of Israel’s unprecedented and careful consideration of questions of international law when forced to go to war to defend its civilian population from attack, with a particular focus on the Gaza war of 2008-2009. It concludes that existing international law permits a nation to act in self-defense, and that Israel […]
April 4, 2012 | Amb. Dore Gold
In a major, and rare, victory for Israel, the International Court of Justice in The Hague ruled on Monday that it could not judge cases involving the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The ruling was a blow to the Palestinian Authority, which had submitted a lawsuit against Israeli officials in 2009 over what it alleged were "war crimes" the Israel Defense Forces committed during its incursion into Gaza in Operation Cast Lead in 2008-9 against Hamas' terror.
December 25, 1977