“What we did was insane and monstrous, we covered entire towns in cluster bombs…”
These are the words of the head of an IDF rocket unit in the recent Israeli war in Lebanon. He also describes the use of incendiary phosphorous shells on towns, and the firing from Multiple Launch Rocket System platforms that were known to be highly inaccurate–a margin of error of up to 1,200 meters.
So much for the claims of “proportionate” force and “precision” targeting.
Propagation: Seeds & scions (1)
PoliBlog: A Rough Draft of my Thoughts grafted The Ugliness of the Hezbollah-Israeli Conflict
...On the Hezbollah side...Amnesty says "Lebanese guerrilla group Hizbollah committed war crimes in its conflict with Israel by targeting civilians with rockets packed with metal ball bearings..." On the IDF side (via Haaretz as noted by F&Vs the other day): â€œWhat we did was insane and monstrous
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