Israel did not "drop phosphrous bombs on civilians" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • To Emma or Esme, or whoever you are
    • 24.02.11 | 15:30 (IST)

    Israel did not drop phosphrous bombs indescriminately on civilians. Israel used phosphorous bombs strategically near military targets, in compliance with international law, primarily for the extremely effective smoke screen they produce. And please remember the context -- that this was in a war -- in response to thousands of missiles that had pounded Israeli civilian areas where there were no military targets -- after several years of Israeli restraint and non-response. Stop painting Iran as innocent and Israel as evil.

    from the article: Iran navy: Syria-bound warships carry a message of peace
    First published 11:37 24.02.11 | Last updated 11:37 24.02.11
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