July 28, 2014

Israeli Military's Moral Indifference

Yuli Novak, The Guardian

The Associated Press

In July 2002 the Israeli air force dropped a one-tonne bomb on the home of Salah Shehadeh, the head of the military wing of Hamas, in Gaza. You don’t have to be an expert in air combat to imagine what’s left of a home hit by a one-tonne bomb. Not much. That bomb killed not only Shehadeh, but also 14 civilians, including eight children.

After the assassination, Israel shook.

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TAGGED: Israel, Palestinians, Hamas, Gaza

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