Let's put this in perspective - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • WHG
    • 11.04.10 | 00:45 (IDT)

    This young woman, a whistleblower if you will, did what her conscience dictated. Certainly all citizens have a duty of loyalty to their country but any sentient and moral being feels a duty to their conscience as well and should not be punished too harshly for it. Indeed, here in America, we have given almost saintly status to the far less admirable Daniel Elsberg for doing much the same thing. And we should also judge what was disclosed: Was it good to have this information out there? Did the disclosure result in some reformation of bad actions? Did the government (or IDF) hide misdeeds?

    from the article: Anat Kam: I hope the case will be taken in proper perspective
    First published 21:20 10.04.10 | Last updated 22:38 10.04.10
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