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    • avrum
    • 09.09.09 | 08:04 (IDT)

    Body counts are a facile and fraudulent way of measuring morality in military action. It is the purpose of Hamas and Hezbollah to inflict maximum casualties on innocent civilians. Israel's military response is to discourage them and tho many Israeli's are upset at the conduct of the last two wars and the collateral damage to innocents, they succeeded in diminishing rocketing, and were moral and effective means of defense. Liberal groups who dwell on the casualties alone ought to question the motives of actions and not simply the bottom line of body count.

    from the article: Rights group: Most Gazans killed in war were civilians
    First published 06:21 09.09.09 | Last updated 13:15 09.09.09
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