U.S. Election day: November 4, 2008 (Barack Obama wins election)
Operation Cast Lead: started-December 27, 2008, ended-January 18, 2009
President Obama’s Inauguration: January 20, 2009 (noon) [President George W. Bush’s term ended at 11:59 a.m.]
The Goldstone report of the United Nations Human Rights Council is here.
Gaza’s territorial waters contain a large amount of natural gas.