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    • 22.10.10 | 08:26 (IST)

    israel never claimed it never made mistakes. it routinely issues statements of apology when it mistakenly kills civilians. the israeli argument is that its population and institutions have the political maturity to acknowledge errors. There have been countless israeli investigations, many of which issues sharp rebuke to political/military leaders. No one in israel is shocked when its leaders are held to account, its really business as usual. One must concede that its ironic that no one has held Hamas (and the PLO) for their involvement in targeting/killing civilians, which admittedly, were not errors, or even a matter of negligence.

    from the article: IDF probes top officers on Gaza war strike that killed 21 family members
    First published 02:41 22.10.10 | Last updated 02:41 22.10.10
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