I feel sorry for the commandos... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Andrew
    • 01.06.10 | 08:30 (IDT)

    ...who were thrust into a dangerous situation by a brutal, violent, racist political leadership. The IDF is not well served by demands to provide military "solutions" for problems caused by the civilian government's folly. Nor is the IDF well served by apologists for that government like Mr. Harel, who highlights an "Israeli failure to address a provocation by Islamist activists and radical leftists" that pales beside the Israeli failure to honor the basic human rights of its Palestinian neighbors. As long as such denial remains widespread, the IDF is going to keep getting dragged into disasters like this one.

    from the article: Straight into the trap
    First published 01:42 01.06.10 | Last updated 01:42 01.06.10
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