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    • Phinias Whoppy
    • 19.03.07 | 00:01 (IST)

    because it is normal behaviour by the Arabs. It was expected and accepted that Israeli prisoners will be tortured and murdered. Soldiers who participated in the war knew about it and discussed it among family and friends as routine Arab behaviour. It was not a failure of Israeli PR not to advertise it. Israel just assumes that the rest of the world also knows and understands that this is normal Arab behaviour. What is there to advertise? That which is universally known? Does anybody really expect to come out alive when they fall into Arab hands? It has never happened in any war, with Israel or between the Arabs themselves or between Iran and Iraq.

    from the article: TV documentary: Egyptians killed captured IDF troops in 1973 war
    First published 00:00 18.03.07 | Last updated 00:00 18.03.07
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