Israel's own view of their activities in the West Bank, as evidenced by the Supreme Court decisions that are supposed to dictate security actions in Judea and Samaria, is that of a police action. If you read the way the Army and Court justify this stuff to Israel's "democratic" record keepers, it sounds like police approaching a suspect in some neighborhood. In reality, it's undercover hit squad of the army. The explanation and justification you're reading in this article are that of the quaint police action that never existed.
13 security personnel killed in Iraq suicide bombing (DPA)
from the article: Orders were to capture militants alive - so why were they killed?