Här öppnar Egypten
Military analyst Reuven Pedatzur, also writing in Haaretz, said he didn’t understand why soldiers weren’t ordered not to open fire with live ammunition under any circumstances. Commandos said they carried paint guns — a non-lethal means to help control crowds — and that the pistols they carried were meant to be used as a last resort.
“It’s the military failure combined with the international damage. Most people could live with that if it had been done successfully,” says Tom Segev, a leading Israeli historian.
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