December 18, 2015

“High Level Military Group” report on Gaza conflict, confirms Hamas waged PR war against Israel

Igal HechtIsrael Correspondent

The High Level Military Group, made up of retired generals and defence officials from the U.S., Europe, Australia, Latin America and other countries, has issued a report entitled, “An Assessment of the 2014 Gaza Conflict”.

Not only did Israel abide by the laws of armed conflict but far surpassed the requirements.

The report shatters many of the popular narratives carried by the international media and academia, even making the point that the armies of the world would be rendered far less effective if they were forced to operate under the same restrictions as the IDF during last years Gaza war.

The findings were diametrically opposed to the infamous UN report which received much more coverage while this report has so far been largely ignored by the western media.


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commented 2015-12-18 22:40:03 -0500
Well I’m sure we’ll get all caught up on this latest report on the cbc news tonight.
commented 2015-12-18 21:48:49 -0500
Funny how progressives hate colonialism and armed invasion and forcing ones religion on others , except when it comes to Islam. I wonder how they think it became heavily Islamic? By social outreach programs and pamphlets?
commented 2015-12-18 21:46:19 -0500
Bravo that is the scary truth, i do not understand these useful idiots, they either have a death wish or think their ass kissing will work.
commented 2015-12-18 18:24:13 -0500
@ bill Smith commented 2 hours ago
Bravo Zulu…. awesome post !!

Thanks – unfortunately it is the truth – suppressed by the media – every soldier who has served in those locations knows it and knows it well.
commented 2015-12-18 16:52:11 -0500
If a Sharia patrol were to approach my wife, trying to enforce their beliefs, they would not walk away from the encounter, they would crawl away en route to the emergency ward.
commented 2015-12-18 16:38:29 -0500
Bravo Zulu…. awesome post !!
commented 2015-12-18 16:28:26 -0500
In civilized countries, we regard a war as an event where we bring our military, the enemy brings their army, and we meet somewhere on a field and duke it our…. civilized countries are just now coming to realize that this is not always the case… electronic warfare is an example…. however, militarily speaking ANYTHING in abundance can be used as a weapon. To this avail, there is no question about Israel’s military superiority over hamas.. but hamas has an over abundance of citizens willing to be abused, and BS. Hamas uses both and in a way that is still largely incomprehensible to westerners…. human shields (martyrdom) and ‘law-fare’ is how these two abundant resources manifest.
Unfortunately, there is an ugly side to our society, nativity… case and point are the naive people on the left who believe such lies that are spread by the likes of the NDP and LPC…. and many of those same naive people buy the BS spouted by hamas et al. For example, in Canada, the most anti-Israeli parrots are trade unions (Canada Post union has a standing boycott against Israel), ultra-left religious groups, especially the Anglican Church and United Church… and even rouge Jewish ultra-left groups such as the fringe group JVP….
Unfortunately, it seems the naive component of Canada is growing… electing trudeau or buying the BS of hamas, it amounts to the same thing…. ignorance in action.
commented 2015-12-18 11:55:25 -0500
The never ending conflict.
commented 2015-12-18 11:14:41 -0500
Google Sharia Patrols UK if you want to see what we are heading for. Patrols that walk around enforcing Muslim values on non Muslims ,harassing them on the streets because they have short dresses etc. Muslims will not conform but will make is conform to their Sharia laws.
commented 2015-12-18 10:25:50 -0500
Mark Vandermaas was a UN Peace Keeper during the 73 war stationed in Egypt. He fully backed Israel and used to have a site called The Voice of Canada.. He was a great source of information on this conflict.
commented 2015-12-18 10:19:15 -0500
Bravo Zulu that is the truth!
commented 2015-12-18 10:07:27 -0500
Look – I have done the UN gig in Israel and Gaza and Palestine and Golan and more.

Bottom line the arabs are a bunch of lying, murdering, hating, islamic bastards.

Even worse they have the various media outlets lying for them as well.

Ever see human shields used?

I have.

The arabs know they will be targeted – so – they round up the locals at gun point and put them right in the target zone – and in plain view of every aircraft and every UAV that is overhead.

Which means many attacks are not delivered.

A typical attack by the Israeli’s starts – on the public side with this – a cell phone call.

That call goes to every registered (and probably all the non registered as well) cell phone in Gaza.

The message is in arabic, English and Hebrew – "stay away from “this area” as we are attacking it in xxxx minutes"

When ever I hear about someone bitching about what happens in Gaza I tell them it was once a seaside Jewish run location – the Jews moved out – in fact they were forced out by the Israeli government in order to give the arabs their own space – the arabs moved in.

The first democratic elections were held to elect a Gazan government.


If you ran against hamas you got a visit – back out or we shoot you.

Many tried to stay and run – those that did are no longer living.

Running against hamas in Gaza is a sure way to be executed.

Every day – no matter what the situation – the Jews deliver food and medicine to Gaza, the Jews deliver building materials to Gaza, the Jews provide electrical power to Gaza.

And more – much more.

Every damned day!

But of course the arabs and the lefites blame Israel for all the trouble.

Even the Jews will admit they are not perfect.

However – if the Jews lay down their rifles they are all dead within three days.

If the arabs lay down their rifles – PEACE will break out immediately.

And that is the issue – the arabs are so narrow minded and evil that they do not want peace – they want the Jews dead.