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Why Israel’s Military Chief Took His Time in Calling for Restraint Over Killings of Palestinians

The increase in the number of Palestinians killed this year – almost twice as many as in every other recent year – is due to a combination of circumstances

Amos Harel
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Haaretz’s editorial on Wednesday called on Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi to fire the head of Central Command, Maj. Gen. Tomer Yadai. The background: multiple incidents in which Palestinian civilians have been killed in the West Bank. More than 40 Palestinians have been killed there since the beginning of the year.

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