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    • Michael Davison
    • 05.04.11 | 19:08 (IDT)

    Even Hamas has already publicly admitted to the death of almost 1,000 of their "fighters". That alone is proof that the "hundreds of civilian women and children" claimed was a fiction. Unfortunately, some people aren't capable of accepting the idea that the Hamas admission sheds new light and proof of intent on IDF actions because it doesn't fit in with their preconceptions. So, from 1,300 civilians killed, we now have a total of less than 400. In light of Hamas' tactics of fighting from among civilians, that's a very low figure. Deal with it--Hamas commits a war crime every time it looses off a rocket or mortar shell at an Israeli town full of civilians--and does it deliberately, while the IDF doesn't. Sorry if that doesn't fit in with your ideas.

    from the article: NY Times: We turned down a different version of Goldstone retraction
    First published 12:34 05.04.11 | Last updated 12:34 05.04.11
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