Have we forgotten the meaning of war? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Janus
    • 16.09.09 | 09:02 (IDT)

    Civilians have always been the first casualties of war. In WWI and WWII as well in all recent conflicts, civilian deaths outnumber military deaths. Should Israel refrain from defending itself in order not to harm civilians? The idea is laughable. Incidentally, why not say "In wake of Gaza probe, how can Hamas target civilians again?"

    from the article: In wake of UN Gaza probe, how can Israel go to war again?
    First published 01:29 16.09.09 | Last updated 15:52 16.09.09
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