December 27, 2008: Operation Cast Lead, Israel’s brutal offensive against the Gaza Strip

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by Julie Webb-Pullman
Global Research, December 25, 2010

Today, December 27, marks the second anniversary of Operation Cast Lead, Israel’s brutal offensive against the Gaza Strip. In 22 days of relentless air and land attacks, more than 1400 Gazans, mostly civilians, were killed in what the United Nations ‘Goldstone Report’ described as war crimes, and crimes against humanity.

Two years later, the perpetrator – Israel – remains unpunished. Two years later, Gaza remains  in ruins, largely due to the reluctance of the international community to stand up to the bully, and deliver the materials necessary for Gaza’s reconstruction.

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