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American forces taking lessons from Israelis??

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Submitted by Jerry Gornish (United States), Jul 2, 2003 at 11:08

Your comments that the Americans in Iraq are facing what Israeli soldiers face in Gaza and the West Bank is right on point. I wouldn't be surprised if they are ataking lessons from the Israelis. One news clip showed the Americans with Iraqi captives with bags over their heads -- something that Israel regularly did and was condemned for. Listening to the news headlines, one has to wait to hear whether the attack or bombing happened in Iraq or Israel. What is also interesting is how the U.S. military fares no better with civilians, even where they have helped to topple an oppressive regime. They still fare no better than the Israeli soldiers.
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