Israelis themselves need to know if their military is engaging in human rights violations or their government is being deceptive. Look at what happened to the U.S. in Vietnam and Iraq because of government lies that were not reported timely enough to prevent ill-advised military action. Israelis should not gag their critics, nor wear earplugs or blinders. Love of country does not mean ignorance of its leaders' mistakes or misdeeds.
Israeli official: Der Spiegel report is an attack on Merkel's ties with Netanyahu (Haaretz)
from the article: Poll: Majority of Israel's Jews back gag on rights groups
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