Argument: Israel put troops in harms way to minimize civilian casualties

Issue Report: Israeli military assault in Gaza


Benjamin Netanyahu. “Militant Islam Threatens Us All”. Wall Street Journal. January 7, 2009: “To further root out Hamas terrorists in a way that minimizes Palestinian civilian casualties, Israel’s army is now engaged in a ground operation that places its soldiers in great peril. Carpet-bombing of Palestinian cities is not an option that any Israeli leader will entertain.”