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    • Johnboy
    • 20.02.10 | 07:40 (IST)

    TR: "I am not saying that the killings were deliberate, far from it. What I am saying is that they were very difficult to avoid in this type of warfare that the Taliban are waging against NATO troops .." Granted. Now, onto the difference..... And the difference is that your initial disclaimer was missing in Gaza i.e. The Goldstone report formed the opinion that those deaths resulted from IDF actions that *were* (at best) deliberately indiscriminate *or* (at worst) deliberate. The respective death tolls are therefore immaterial i.e. there was a FUNDAMENTAL difference in **intent** between the USA/NATO forces in Afghanistan and the IDF forces deployed against Gaza.

    from the article: Pro-Mideast in America: Getting past 'Pro-Israel' and 'Pro-Palestine'
    First published 10:26 17.02.10 | Last updated 16:01 17.02.10
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