Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Answering the Question: Did Israel Use “Disproportionate Force” to Protect the Gaza Fence? - by Amb. Alan Baker

...This “peaceful” protest involved: lobbing explosive devices against the fence and the Israeli soldiers defending it; attaching explosive devices to the fence to explode and kill Israeli soldiers trying to dismantle them; launching incendiary devices attached to kites and balloons to fall on Israeli residents of the villages close to the fence across the dividing line and burn Israel fields and agricultural produce; as Hamas organized these attacks above ground, its engineers are still excavating attack tunnels 10 meters below to allow terrorists to infiltrate Israel; ...

Amb. Alan Baker..
Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs..
Vol. 18, No. 13..
28 May '18..

The recent, ongoing flood of international criticism and censure against Israel, and specifically the time-worn mantra accusing Israel of a “disproportionate and indiscriminate” response to the Hamas–organized “Peaceful March of Return,” calls for comment as to the bona fides of those who so easily and glibly make such accusations.

Perhaps the most obvious, blatant, and fatuous example of this new spate of Israel-bashing is the rehashing of the accusation that Israel acted in a “disproportionate and indiscriminate” manner. This is repeated by European leaders whenever Israel is obliged to defend itself and its territory.

Pavlovian European Responses

This automatic allegation was most recently voiced by the EU foreign affairs representative, Federica Mogherini, and other senior European leaders, who did not bother to indulge themselves in ascertaining the facts of the situation.

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