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British Colonel declares that Israel safeguarded Gaza civilians during war

Col (Ret) Richard Kemp - Photo Marc Israel Sellem

Col (Ret) Richard Kemp - Photo Marc Israel Sellem

Former commander of British forces in Afghanistan Col. Richard Kemp addressed The Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs Joint International Conference on HAMAS, THE GAZA WAR AND ACCOUNTABILITY UNDER INTERNATIONAL LAW.

The following is a summary of his address from June 18, 2009.

· The battlefield - in any kind of war - is a place of confusion and chaos, of fast-moving action. In the type of conflict that the Israeli Defense Forces recently fought in Gaza and in Lebanon, and Britain and America are still fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, these age-old confusions and complexities are made one hundred times worse by the fighting policies and techniques of the enemy.

 

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From the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

 

 

Posted 22/10 /09

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