Israel A Moral Dilemma

Conflicting demands rend the army: be humane but also crush the Palestinian uprising

The basic values we grew up on are changed whether we like it or not during our service here. Every day children are being hurt. The Chief of Staff said it would take time. But the time is long, and the price is high."

"I find myself acting violently toward people to make them afraid of me. This is my duty, but I feel humiliated by my conduct."

"It wears me down as a person. It breaks me. These are not the values I grew up on."

"It tears us apart and strengthens the Arabs. Only a political solution will save...

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