From the current version of the story, the soldier is quoted saying: "Our commanders also support us and strengthen us" This soldier is correct that he shouldn't be up there alone facing trial. He should be there cuffed in a line with all of his commanders who are supporting his criminal acts against a 9 year old. The bad apples are at the top of the bushel, not just at the bottom. It is the bad apples on top that are spoiling the rest.
Jerusalem suburb of Even Sapir evacuated as wildfire spreads (Haaretz)
from the article: 'I was stabbed in the back,' says soldier who used human shield in Gaza