The Israeli-Palestinian Balance of Brutality

Neither side wants to know how many children from the other side it has killed since 2000. The following is a reminder.

From the beginning of the second intifada, which broke out on September 29, 2000, through April 30, 2013, Israel, the occupying power in the Gaza Strip and West Bank, killed 1,373 Palestinian children up to age 18. How many soldiers, commanders, pilots, drone operators, high-tech geniuses, Shin Bet agents and makers and sellers of weapons – government and private – were needed to kill 1,373 children?