July 28, 2014

Israel's Disturbing Moral Grey Areas

Hussein Ibish, The National

The Associated Press

Israel’s rhetoric focuses entirely on primary intentions, without acknowledging the problem of responsibility for civilian deaths when they are a predictable and inevitable result of voluntary, calculated actions.

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TAGGED: Israel, Gaza, Hamas, Middle East, Palestine, Palestinians

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