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    • Michael Davison
    • 05.09.09 | 18:42 (IDT)

    Dr. Gilbert may or may not be a good physician, but he's a lousy investigative reporter. I sincerely doubt he went looking for Hamas leaders in the Shifa Hospital basements, and they certainly wouldn't have stayed among the patients for several reasons. Since he doesn't speak Arabic and was dependent on a translator, any statements made by other parties are suspect. It's not likely that a wounded terrorist in civilian clothes would tell him, "I was wounded fighting the IDF". Of course there will be people who will jump on the "testimony" of his book as "proof" of their claims, but what is his proof, really? Nothing that could stand up in a court of law.

    from the article: Doctor: 90% of war casualties at Gaza hospital were civilians
    First published 18:09 05.09.09 | Last updated 18:21 05.09.09
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