July 22, 2014

What 'Proportionality' Means to Israel

Zeke Miller, Time

The Associated Press

The Israeli Ambassador to the United States, Ron Dermer, challenged critics of his country’s military operation in Gaza Tuesday morning, saying they don’t understand the legal definition of “proportionality” in wartime.

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TAGGED: Israel, Gaza, Ron Dermer, War Crimes


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