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    • Michael Davison
    • 03.04.11 | 03:53 (IDT)

    Police targets on training grounds in the US often include blacks and hispanics as the "bad guys". Is this also "inciting hatred"? For more than 50 years, targets at FBI shooting ranges were the likenesses of Al Capone, John Dillinger and "Pretty Boy" Flloyd. Training runs are intended to imitate reality as much as possible. Would you prefer that an IDF training course depict the "bad guy" targets as striemel-wearing Hassidim? If you want to be "fed up" read the Palestinian National Charter, the Hamas Covenant and the Israeli Declaration of Statehood before you make up your mind.

    from the article: Students on trip to IDF base simulated shooting targets with Arab headdress
    First published 02:03 03.04.11 | Last updated 02:03 03.04.11
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