Pretty obvious that Israel doesn't target civilians as a matter of policy - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • syd
    • 03.04.11 | 01:07 (IDT)

    Always look to who benefits when ascribing guilt 1. Israel clearly doesn't benefit by harming civilians, in fact it hurts them. We know Hamas benefits by exaggerating claims, - they let the cat out of the bag this fall when they let slip that 700 of the claimed civilian casualties were not really civilians 2.The US army and NATO have the most sophisticated advanced weapons in the world and they can't seem to avoid harming civilians - if they can't how should Israel be expected to do better. 3If Israel wanted to target civilians they would hurt a lot more then they do - if fact the rate of civilian casualties in Israels conflicts is lower then in other recent conflicts (Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Africa, Afghanistan, I could go on) 4. R.Goldstone, the darling of the International Community has come to the same conclusion

    from the article: Hamas: Goldstone retreat doesn't negate war crimes committed in Gaza
    First published 00:43 03.04.11 | Last updated 00:43 03.04.11
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