Nothing wrong with Israel army’s attack on Gaza in 2014, says Israel army

Well that’s alright then, isn’t it?

2,200 Palestinians dead as opposed to 73 Israelis.

According to this AP report

The deadliest incident involved an airstrike in the southern Gaza town of Rafah on Aug. 1, 2014, that killed 15 members of the Zoroub family…

…”The attack complied with the principle of proportionality, as at the time the decision to attack was taken it was considered that the collateral damage expected to arise as a result of the attack would not be excessive in relation to the military advantage anticipated from it,” (the report from the Israeli military) said.

Why can’t the International Criminal Court investigate, you may ask?

The International Criminal Court has opened a preliminary examination of Israeli conduct in the war, but issued no conclusions. The court can intervene in cases where a country is deemed incapable of conducting a proper investigation.

And why can’t the US do anything?  Well the fact that they don’t “recognise” the ICC is one thing, and another, the fact that no presidential candidate can make a major speech with mentioning the country’s commitment to defend the nation of Israel.

There’s no arguing with the “sovereign nation” vs “terrorist” mindset.  It is pretty much set in stone with every representative of the establishment.  As far as I’m concerned there’s at least an equal amount of blame for both sides but since the weight of corporate media coverage (or lack of it) tends to favour Israel, this can only be redressed by putting a spotlight on the plight of the Palestinian people.