IDF Documented Cases of Targeting Children? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Shira
    • 17.03.11 | 20:38 (IST)

    Dear Mr. Burston, In your article you refer to the "fact" that both sides have used children as legitimate targets. To what are you referring? What conclusive evidence shows that the IDF targets children? Also, I would like to point out that while your intentions are to highlight the need for peace in the area by recognizing that we can not overgeneralize the population of either sides as purely negative/evil/ etc. you do then conclude that we must over generalize and see both sides as being in some epitome having the best intentions not only for themselves, but for "their enemies." Therefore, the argument is flawed. If you do not want the reader to over-generalize, it would be wise not to do so yourself. All the best, Shira

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    First published 16:48 17.03.11 | Last updated 16:48 17.03.11
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