Consumed By the Flames: The Myth of the Moral Army

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Abby Zimet

The ruling by an Israeli court that the death of activist Rachel Corrie was an accident of her own making, and not part of a brutal Israeli mindset that sees anyone - child, peaceful protester, innocent bystander - as a legitimate target, makes it truly, as Corrie's long-suffering mother said, a bad day for humanity, and the rule of law. It also raises the grievous question: If Israel insists on calling Hamas a terrorist organization, what to call the Israeli army?

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