tzahal does not want to kill civilians. the proof is that if tzahal wanted to kill civilians, there would tens of thousands dead civilians. the iaf could carpet bomb gaza. however, israel is not in the business of killing civilians. if hamas were to stop firing missiles into israel, there would be no dead civilians.
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from the article: IDF chief: Gaza war against Hamas was an 'excellent' operation