Another open ended opinion on what is writen. Note it says swords, no mention of tanks, guns or F-16s etc where the attacker kills from a safe distance. Sword implies eyeball to eyeball where the skill of both combatents decides the victor.
In Cameroon, suicide bombing toll rises to 19 dead, 143 wounded (Reuters)
from the article: IDF Chief Rabbi: Troops who show mercy to enemy will be 'damned'