I am aware that Israeli military and intel sources should be viewed skeptically. Media, during war, should always be suspected of bending facts to bolster their own population. It’s part of most successful war efforts.
However, now we are spectating a war on a terrorist militia by the country they savaged, in the midst of the civilian population, two million of which are being used as human shields.
Suzanne Massie, a scholar of Russian history, taught Reagan to state it thus: Trust but verify.
This from The Times of Israel.
IDF: Some 300 Gaza terrorists questioned, give vital details on Hamas bases in hospitals
Military says suspects being interrogated at new facility in southern Israel; other Gazans in unprecedented numbers said willingly providing intel on Hamas activities
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The Israeli military said Monday that it had established a detention facility in southern Israel to bring detainees from the Gaza Strip for questioning and has interrogated some 300 terrorists from Hamas, Islamic Jihad, and other groups at the facility so far.
The Israel Defense Forces said the terror operatives and suspects provided interrogators with the locations of Hamas tunnel networks and weapons depots in Gaza, as well as detailing the terror group’s methods of operation, including their widespread use of human shields.
The IDF’s Military Intelligence Directorate’s Unit 504 — which specializes in HUMINT (human intelligence) — has dozens of Arabic-speaking soldiers that are on the ground in the Gaza Strip, alongside the combat units, carrying out field interrogations and providing intelligence to forces, the military said.
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IMO an international organization which can be generally viewed as non-partisan, such as the World Court, must be shown the actual evidence. Failing that sufficient variety of journalists, which can be seen as independent and reasonably immune to bias that would invalidate them, should be shown.