Gaza: Operation Cast Lead’s Troubling Timing

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.