Created: Friday, 22 October 2004 Written by monsvenerisWhere do so many Middle Eastern terrorists draw their suicidal rage from? Allow me to hazard a guess.
An Israeli army investigation this week exonerated a unit commander despite eyewitnesses and his own soldiers accusing him of giving the order to shoot a helpless child, and of then emptying his automatic weapon into her. This week, the officer responsible for the Gaza Strip pronounced that the commander had not acted unethically.
However, he was being suspended for "losing the confidence of his soldiers"!
The speed of the investigation confirms the cursory nature of the Israeli army's inquiries into such wanton butchery.
This is Ariel Sharon's "war on terror", so whole-heartedly and sickeningly endorsed by both George W Bush and his pale shadow John Kerry.
Iman al-Hams, the murdured Palestinian schoolgirl, was just thirteen years old.
Please read this devastating article by Chris McGreal in Rafah here: