Thursday, July 22, 2010

(NEWS) IDF To Goldstone: We Don't Have To Promise Not To Hurt Civilians

"Second response to UN report includes list of rules of engagement that were altered. Many officers outraged, say report is exaggerated, unnecessary apology that will tie military's hands in future.

'You can't operate in the Gaza Strip as you would in a sterile area.' This is the pivotal point of the criticism voiced on Wednesday in a conversation with Ynet by an IDF officer who served in Operation Cast Lead of the additional report issued by Israel to the UN to counter the Goldstone Report.

Like many other officers, he is outraged by the IDF report, which symbolizes in is eyes a defeatist attitude and an exaggerated apology."

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