How many women want combat duty? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Not a Woman
    • 30.11.11 | 07:15 (IST)

    Everybody here seems to want to see women in combat duty. Impressive. I am thinking of the US army, the British army, the French army, the German army, and of course the Canadian and Australian armies and I don't recall seeing women in front line combat units. Israel's leading generals seem opposed to this integration. Do you think it might have something to do with the fear of how many prisoners Israel will have to release if it's believed by the public that an Israeli female soldier is being repeatedly raped by her Hizbullah captors?

    from the article: IDF freezes implementation of report calling for gender equality
    First published 02:07 30.11.11 | Last updated 02:07 30.11.11
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