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    • Joseph Steinberg
    • 01.01.10 | 18:54 (IST)

    I have a hard time believing the IDF's account given their long history of getting caught lying and later having to admit that they were perhaps trigger happy when dealing with Palestinians. Had the wanted been Jews who reacted in the exact same way to being arrested, I guarantee you that they would not have even been shot, much less killed, but to IDF soldiers today, an arrest warrant of a Palestinian is to them a licence to kill. Unfortunately Israel has today become that which Jews themselves once feared.

    from the article: Orders were to capture militants alive - so why were they killed?
    First published 01:52 01.01.10 | Last updated 23:19 01.01.10
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