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No charges in Gaza War probe: Israel Army

EXAGGERATIONS? In a case where Israeli snipers shot an elderly Palestinian woman, the army said they were justified because Hamas uses the elderly in suicide missions


Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said the investigation showed that Israel possesses “the most moral army in the world.”

However, Danny Zamir, the military prep school director who urged the inquiry, said it did not address other incidents that raise serious ethical questions, such as the wanton destruction of Palestinian homes.

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