Monday, August 23, 2004

How to respond to the "Court"

Israel's supreme court has asked the government to set out its views on the "ruling" of the International "Court" of "Justice" which found Israel's security fence a violation of international law (see here).

Today, the Jerusalem Post suggests how the government should respond, considering this "an opportunity to give voice to the egregious wrong done to the people of Israel, without dignifying the ICJ's fanciful yet influential views with a direct response."

With all due respect to the Jerusalem Post - as they say, some of my best friends work there - surely Israel's legions of sophisticated experts on international law can come up with a more succinct response to the ICJ:

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