Der Zweifler. On the disclaimer of R. Kemp: AFAIK - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • zmogus
    • 28.10.09 | 17:57 (IST)

    Let alone the facts that Kemp was no more present in Gaza than you during or after the war, he projected his military experience from totally different Taliban context. His statement: "I don?t think there has ever been a time in the history....IDF is doing today in Gaza" is not only a personal judgment, and is preceded by a telltale disclaimer: "From my knowledge of the IDF and from the extent to which I have been following the current operation..". Besides, it's an unverifiable statement, as C. Popper would put it: it cannot be refuted because it cannot be proved. His JCPA report is indeed far from involving concrete facts. It deals with commonalities and difficulties in on-ground guerilla fighting, and could be submitted prior or after the Cast Lead without changing factual content of its text. The argument runs as following: "Rather than drop a 500 pound bomb onto the enemy from the air...".

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    First published 01:36 27.10.09 | Last updated 18:34 27.10.09
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