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    • WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot
    • 03.01.10 | 06:41 (IST)

    With any degree of certainty, that these were the killers? The fact is that it couldn't. The only way it could have come up with these guys names as suspects, after a killing with no eyewitnesses and clues, is through an informant. An informant is an unreliable source whose hearsay information is based on local hearsay. Such information is a starting point at best, and certainly not convicting evidence. Maybe that's why the orders were to capture these men "alive", you think? If the IDF can be believed, physical evidence was obtained from the home of "one" individual, but the IDF source being right about one, does not mean it was right about them all. But face it Meo, you really don't care if none of them were guilty. You just like the fact that Palestinians were killed, and if they were the wrong ones, oy vey, right? To you it just means the IDF has to kill some more. That's the part that you like, and they don't have to be guilty of anything, right Meo? Old or young, man or woman, pregnant mothers and suckling babies. They're all criminals, and liars, and they're all out to destroy Israel, right Meo?

    from the article: Orders were to capture militants alive - so why were they killed?
    First published 01:52 01.01.10 | Last updated 23:19 01.01.10
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