Rules of War don't need to be changed - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Javier Lobo
    • 23.10.09 | 05:50 (IST)

    The rules Israel broke were all Cauus Belli. Or, rules broken DURING hostilities due to targeting civilians. Israel broke the rules when it bombed civilian policemen at their graduation ceremony, burnt people with illumination rounds in day time, used captured civilians as human shields for their artillery tanks, used civilians as human shields when entering buildings, bombed houses with civilians in them knowing that only civilians were in the houses, bombed the UN building when Israel knew it was the UN building, and wrecked the life sustaining infrastructure of Gaza when there wasn't a Hamas fighter in miles. All those rule breaking moves are classic rules to break DURING an engagement. None of those rules need to be changed to fight terrorism. All Israel had to do was simply know knowingly and intentionally murder innocents and Israel would have been fine. The other Rules of War fall under the category of Jus Ad Bellum, just war theory. The Nazis were hung for JusAdBellum.

    from the article: Solana to Haaretz: New rules of war needed for age of terror
    First published 00:53 23.10.09 | Last updated 13:21 24.10.09
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