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Israeli military cornered over Gaza war crimes claims

The Israeli military is fiercely engaged in debate over the extent to which of the soldiers from last year’s war should be legally held accountable for their actions. However, many people in the military say that this will demoralize the soldiers and have a negative impact on the military’s ability to fight any future battles.

But the Palestinians have already sent their application to the International Criminal Court because of which Israel has decided to cut off financial aid last week. The rising pressure due to the ICC has made the decision to investigate all the more pressing. Israel has said that everything they did was in self-defense and also blamed Hamas for the heavy civilian casualties that took place during the war. Israel has been blamed of not investigating against its own military but it says they have done considerable amount of investigations and prosecuted soldiers for any abuse of power.

The Palestinians are expected to be in the court proceedings in 60 days and then they can submit the war crimes claims against the Israeli military. However the search for a diplomatic solution is being sought but it does not seem much realistic.

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David Nataf started his career as co-founder of Net Development, a leading French web integrators, employing 80 people. After the merger of Net Development with Reef publisher, David joined the law firm, Jean-Pierre Millet, with the defense of computer attackers and victimes specialty ("hackers") in cases between different organizations such as NSA or other members of the international interception 'Echelon' network from the UKUSA treaty or the US Air Force. He is the author of several books on information warfare, consultant for the European Parliament as an expert in computer security (SSI) and electromagnetic signals intelligence (SIGINT). David Nataf successively launched several start-ups of the Internet in the field of paperless technologies termination of contracts online ("resilier.com"); online subscription to early stage fundraising foreshadowing the model will retain more later the platform "gust.com", or free roaming mobile operators (MVNO). Given his specialty at the cross road of anti computer crime legal advising, Internet technology, media and anti-propaganda operations, David has naturally become an actor's influence on the Web, working for a think-tank representing french defense and Aerospace. He is architecting crypto farms and masternodes for cryptocurrencies in Asia and Israel technological parks. He graduated in Law from the Faculty of Paris, is a passionate graduated gemologist by Gemological Institute of America "GG", Gemmological Association of Great Britain "Cert-Ga", practical daily triathlon.

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