Re;#22 Paradox - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael Greenberg
    • 25.07.06 | 20:32 (IDT)

    1. Does anyone seriously believe that without the bomb shelters there would not be MORE THAN TEN TIMES THE NUMBER OF ISRAELIS KILLED SO FAR? 2. Does anyone not believe that IF IT WAS ALLOWED TO-ISRAEL COULD NOT HAVE KILLED TENS OF THOUSANDS OF MORE LEBANESE CIVILIANS --if it were not RESTRAINED? That it has killed SO FEW proves that despite all the bombings,the IDF has been very restrained in a) giving warnings= 800,000 Lenases did get out of the way --and b) VERY FEW on a relative basis to bomb tonnage dropped by the IDF have been killed including collateral deaths... 3. More deaths from each of: Tsunami in Indonesia,from Tropical Strom in China and from Shiite vs. Sunni militia battles against each other in IRAQ since the Hezbollah-Israeli War started 13 days ago! Therefore that so few Lebanese died so far proves Israel has been (albeit not perfect) "measured" in its targeting. THEREFORE,there is NO PARADOX here.

    from the article: Firepower versus brainpower
    First published 00:00 25.07.06 | Last updated 00:00 25.07.06
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