all war is criminal - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • peter rouget
    • 15.09.09 | 20:12 (IDT)

    All war is criminal, the application of force to impose each others will. The collateral damage to civilians is inevitable, not to mention the brain washing and post traumatic stress on the soldiers. Did Israel intentionally order criminal acts, probably not down the chain of command, but individual acts of abuse always happen in every war, in every country. Hamas' policy of putting it's fighters in civilian dress amongst the civilians invites trouble and is a violation of the rules of warfare. So what else is new in this UN report? How about some denunciation of the Hamas policy of rocketting civilians and vowing the annhilation of Israel?

    from the article: UN probe: Israel, Palestinians both guilty of Gaza war crimes
    First published 17:29 15.09.09 | Last updated 22:23 15.09.09
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