Washington Babylon — January 8, 2009, 9:29 am

Scenes From Gaza

From the New York Times:

The International Committee of the Red Cross said Thursday it had discovered “shocking” scenes — including small children next to their mothers’ corpses — when its representatives gained access for the first time to parts of Gaza battered by Israeli shelling. It accused Israel of failing to meet obligations to care for the wounded in areas of combat.

The deaths of the children are unlikely to trouble Jeffrey Goldberg, though he might get angry if pictures of the corpses are published in the newspaper. In his view, that would be tantamount to a war crime.

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