Yeah, I know that's what the scuttlebutt says.... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 21.07.10 | 12:01 (IDT)

    But what a politician like Netanyahu says and what the IDF has ordered are often very different things. Only the IDF Commander can issue a military order declaring any part of the West Bank to be a "closed military zone", because under int'l law he is the ONLY person who has the authority to issue such a military order. Bibi can't do it. Even Barak can't do it. So I'll ask again, in all seriousness: how much of the Jordan Valley has been **DECLARED** to be a closed military zone?

    from the article: IDF destroys West Bank village after declaring it military zone
    First published 01:36 21.07.10 | Last updated 01:36 21.07.10
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