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    • 19.10.09 | 21:00 (IST)

    Colonel Kemp of the British Army explains what it is all about."Mr. President, based on my knowledge and experience, I can say this: During Operation Cast Lead, the Israeli Defence Forces did more to safeguard the rights of civilians in a combat zone than any other army in the history of warfare. Israel did so while facing an enemy that deliberately positioned its military capability behind the human shield of the civilian population. Hamas, like Hizballah, are expert at driving the media agenda. Both will always have people ready to give interviews condemning Israeli forces for war crimes. They are adept at staging and distorting incidents. The IDF faces a challenge that we British do not have to face to the same extent. It is the automatic, Pavlovian presumption by many in the international media, and international human rights groups, that the IDF are in the wrong, that they are abusing human rights." http://www.unwatch.org/kemp

    from the article: Netanyahu: Israel and U.S. have resolved settlements row
    First published 01:21 19.10.09 | Last updated 03:19 19.10.09
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