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    • mika
    • 19.08.10 | 19:03 (IDT)

    It's scary knowing that people who serve their country can be so arrogant and stupid. You'd have thought Islamic societies were bad enough already but having recruiting tools like this idiot for their many unemployed radicals makes life harder for all of us, in Israel and in the western world. Of course, if israel's political class started behaving half sensibly maybe the rest of the flock might follow. I fear this girl is not an isolated example and an urgent enquiry needs to be conducted into how far fundamentalism has now spread amongst the armed forces before someone like this does something genuinely dangerous in one of Israel's trouble spots.

    from the article: 'I would gladly kill Arabs - even slaughter them'
    First published 15:56 19.08.10 | Last updated 15:56 19.08.10
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