"Human Shield" is the Palestinian Playbook - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jake
    • 19.10.07 | 06:19 (IST)

    Palestinian terrorists operate all day long behind the human shields of their neighbors. If not for that, the IDF would be able to bomb their enemies' hideouts, instead of going door-to-door, to protect noncombatants' lives. Using the terrorist's neighbor to deliver a message to give up simply levels the playing field. These "neighbors" belong to the communities that support, shelter or tolerate Palestinian "soldiers" living and operating from their midst. If they won't oust the terrorists, they have a responsibility to aid the IDF in helping to deliver a message before the shooting begins. The Israeli Supreme Court was wrong in its ruling.

    from the article: Top IDF officer censured over use of 'human shields' in Nablus
    First published 00:00 18.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 18.10.07
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