The US has punished its soldiers who commit crimes - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johan Odin
    • 17.09.09 | 06:48 (IDT)

    The difference between the US war on terror and the Israeli occupation is that when US soldiers commit crimes they tried and punished, while in Israel those who commit crimes are seldom even charged, and even when video evidence proves their guilt, those convicted are given simply a slap on the wrist. I find it rather insulting that Israel is trying to compare its reckless and disproportionate use of force against innocent civilians with the international coalition's war on terror when they have nothing in common.

    from the article: Israel seeks Obama backing on Gaza probe
    First published 02:21 17.09.09 | Last updated 12:47 17.09.09
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