Netanyahu to UN’s Ban: no symmetry between terror organizations and democratic country

Netanyahu to UN’s Ban: no symmetry between terror organizations and democratic country, Jerusalem Post, By Herb Keinon, July 19, 2014

(Here they go again with the faux “proportionality” nonsense. Israel does all that she can reasonably to avoid civilian casualties while Hamas, et al, do everything within their power to increase them — and not only in Israel. — DM)

UN Secretary-General heads to the Middle East, amid key voices around the world supporting Israel’s right to defend itself, while expressing concern about the civilian casualties in Gaza.

Meanwhile, the UN’s Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman said Ban was “prepared to do his part” to end the violence. Feltman said that while Israel has legitimate security concerns, the United Nations “is alarmed by Israel’s heavy response.”

Regarding the ground incursion, Feltman said that Ban is “extremely concerned that this escalation will further increase the already appalling death toll among Gazan…

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About danmillerinpanama

I was graduated from Yale University in 1963 with a B.A. in economics and from the University of Virginia School of law, where I was the notes editor of the Virginia Law Review in 1966. Following four years of active duty with the Army JAG Corps, with two tours in Korea, I entered private practice in Washington, D.C. specializing in communications law. I retired in 1996 to sail with my wife, Jeanie, on our sailboat Namaste to and in the Caribbean. In 2002, we settled in the Republic of Panama and live in a very rural area up in the mountains. I have contributed to Pajamas Media and Pajamas Tatler. In addition to my own blog, Dan Miller in Panama, I an an editor of Warsclerotic and contribute to China Daily Mail when I have something to write about North Korea.
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