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    • Ben Ya'acov
    • 03.03.14 | 15:02 (IST)

    The IDF leadership is probably risk averse - as long as Israelis are not being killed the man in the street does not care a sh*t for what is happening in the territories. But not even the IDF surely does not need 200 soldiers and a couple of bulldozers at the ready to arrest one man for failing to report for prison service. Much easier to explain this as high level provocation intended to stimulate a reaction that can be trumpeted around the world to justify a continuation of the oppression.

    from the article: Israeli soldier's needless killing of Palestinian activist: punishable by death?
    First published 05:39 03.03.14 | Last updated 20:42 02.03.14
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