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    • Steve Fried
    • 15.11.09 | 20:00 (IST)

    “you don’t sense from the captains that there’s any logic to this [the order to open fire on anything that moved], but they didn’t say anything. To write sentences on the wall: “Death to Arabs,” to take family snapshots and spit on them, to burn everything belonging to the family, just because you could. I think that this was the most central thing: to understand how much the IDF had fallen concerning its ethics. No matter how much we say that the IDF is a an ethical army, let’s just say it didn’t work that way in the field, not at the regimental level. That’s the thing I will most remember." http://www.haaretz.co.il/hasite/objects/pages/PrintArticle.jhtml?itemNo=1072036

    from the article: IDF Chief Rabbi: Troops who show mercy to enemy will be 'damned'
    First published 01:04 15.11.09 | Last updated 19:24 15.11.09
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