It's hard to know whether you can believe anything much the IDF says any more. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael UK
    • 03.08.10 | 19:04 (IDT)

    I might have done once, but after Lebanon 2, Cast Lead, Freedom Flotilla etc. etc. I simply don't know whether to believe any of its public pronouncements over something like this. It never admits mistakes unless forced to, never ciriticises its own soldiers unless forced to, always blames someone else. The IDF officer's comment that they wanted to clear shrubbery on both sides of the border followed by a claim it was definitely in Israel doesn't exactly inspire confidence.

    from the article: Israeli officer killed in clash on Israel-Lebanon border
    First published 18:04 03.08.10 | Last updated 18:04 03.08.10
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