'Egypt president hopefuls see necessity of peace treaty'

BY HERB KEINON, JPOST The current Egyptian leadership – as well as the leading candidates for the country’s leadership – recognize the strategic importance of the peace treaty with Israel, Maj.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi, the head of military intelligence, told the weekly cabinet meeting on Sunday. Kochavi’s rather sanguine assessment of how the future leadership in…

Goldstone: Claims of Israel's Gaza war crimes should be reconsidered

BY HAARETZ SERVICE— Former jurist Richard Goldstone said that if Israel had cooperated with his United Nations fact-finding commission into the events of Operation Cast Lead, the charges mounted against Israel in the Goldstone Report, including those of alleged war crimes and the intentional targeting of civilians, would have been different. Writing in a Washington…