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Report of the United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict (Israel used Chemical Weapons)

XII. THE USE OF CERTAIN WEAPONS

882. In the course of its inquiries, the Mission was made aware of the use of certain weapons by the Israeli armed forces. This chapter does not intend to present a comprehensive analysis of all the aspects raised on the kinds of weaponry used during the military operations. It is rather a summary of the Mission’s views on a number of issues that arise from the foregoing chapters in relation to the obligation to take all feasible precautions in the choice of the means and methods of warfare. Many of the issues brought to the Mission’s attention had already received scrutiny in the press or as a result of analysis carried out by a number of organizations.480 Among these issues was the use of white phosphorous, the use of flechette missiles, the use of so-called dense inert metal explosive (DIME) munitions, and the use of depleted uranium.

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Send this to John Kerry - WE MUST ACT IMMEDIATELY !!

Attack Israel with an unbelievably small force.

Came across the US response to the report

and added a link to it at the bottom of the post.

I'm surprised we did not end

I'm surprised we did not end up in war against Israel as well being that we seemingly attack or invade any other country that uses chemical weapons. /sarcasm

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Not sure what to think about

Not sure what to think about this. I'm sure that in some instances it's... Circumstantial I guess is the best way to put it. White phosphorous, correct me if I'm wrong can be used in a couple ways. One is in those long delayed flares to light up areas which gradually float to the ground. Second is in the form of grenades which would of course if it's close enough to people give chemical burns, potentially cause blindness and normal burns. I've never heard of flachette missiles or DIME munitions before. Depleted uranium is really messed up. It's a wonder how they were able to get away with that. Since that's a danger to their soldiers as well. Aren't tank shells still made of them here though or that was also stopped after the gulf war?

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I see your point

But depleted uranium has only one use.

I remember reading online

I remember reading online shortly after it happened about the white phosphorus being used against the Palestinians in grenade type form or in some other form that caused burns.

About us using depleted uranium, there are some youtube videos by soldiers about it. In one video I recall I believe it was Adam Kokesh or someone else on a panel with him talking about having to crawl around on the ground (for whatever reason) that was contaminated with depleted uranium.

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Will Israel come clean on its

Will Israel come clean on its possession of nuclear weapons like Syria did with their chemical weapons?

LittleWing's picture

Yes, Israel Has Nukes

and is not signed on to the Non Proliferation Treaty and therefore not subject to IAEA inspections. There are several other nuclear countries not ssigned on to NPT either. One hundred eighty-nine countries, including all Arab states, are party to the NPT. Only Israel, India, Pakistan and North Korea are not.

The reason they will not publicly disclose is that to do so would break the Symington Agreement~1976 and Israel would lose the billions in aid and military assistance from the US.

It banned U.S. economic, and military assistance, and export credits to countries that deliver or receive, acquire or transfer nuclear enrichment technology when they do not comply with IAEA regulations and inspections. This provision, as amended, is now contained in Section 101 of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symington_Amendment

You can thank this man for letting the world know about Israels Nukes

Mordechai Vanunu – more than just a whistleblower

Vanunu worked as a technician at Israel’s Dimona nuclear plant in the Negev Desert from 1976-1985. In a 1986 interview with The Sunday Times, he courageously exposed, for the first time, his country’s clandestine nuclear activity. A week prior to the interview’s publication, he was lured by a Mossad agent from London to Rome, where he was apprehended and whisked off to Israel. In secret proceedings, Vanunu stood trial for treason, was swiftly convicted, and sentenced to 18 years behind bars. He spent more than 11 of them in solitary confinement.

Vanunu was released from Ashkelon’s Shikma prison in April 2004, unapologetic and unrepentant. “I am proud and happy to do what I did,” he said.

As for enduring nearly two decades of incarceration?

“I said to the Shabak [Shin Bet], the Mossad, ‘you didn't succeed to break me, you didn't succeed to make me crazy.’

* If you don't know about him you should read this article:
Mordechai Vanunu’s Nobel Stand

http://www.globalresearch.ca/mordechai-vanunu-s-nobel-stand/...

If Wars Can Be Started by Lies, They Can Be Stopped By Truth.

Oh no, Israel does NOT have nukes

Israel refuses to acknowledge publicly that it has nuclear weapons. The U.S. government also officially does not acknowledge the existence of such a program. Israel’s official position, as reiterated by Aaron Sagui, spokesman for the Israeli Embassy in Washington, is that “Israel will not be the first country to introduce nuclear weapons into the Middle East.

So there you have it. They say they don't have a nuke program so therefore they are under no obligation to sign the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty.

Never mind that South Africa once had a Nuke program and announced it had a Nuke program once they developed it or that South Africa explained then that it had developed its program with the help of Israel which loaned South Africa the know-how based upon the program everybody knows Israel really has. Hmmm....wouldn't that have been proliferation?

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LittleWing's picture

It was known as it was happening

during Operation Cast Lead. I will not forget watching it live, it was known then they used WP but rarely mentioned in US media/reports.

'White phosphorous is a highly-combustible chemical agent that burns on contact with air. In humans it burns upon contact with skin and creates very deep tissue wounds. It can also cause death when inhaled. It’s customary use has been as a “smoke screen” although it is illegal to use against civilians in times of war. The UN commission found Israel’s use of the burning agent against the hospital to be particularly deplorable.'

Here is just one video showing the WP being used
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0igorvoBFs

If Wars Can Be Started by Lies, They Can Be Stopped By Truth.