This the whole point of a war crime investigation - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • gal
    • 26.10.09 | 09:21 (IST)

    The whole point of a war crime investigations and trials is to affect the future decision making during war; to make people think twice before giving orders to take actions that will lead to large civilian deaths. And if both Hamas and the heads of the Israel army get prosecuted, then that would be the best thing that happened to the middle east in a long time; it will make people think twice before causing harm to civilians.

    from the article: Investigating the IDF would be the real war crime
    First published 01:00 26.10.09 | Last updated 09:45 26.10.09
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