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Ex Lurker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-05-09 10:58 AM
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45. Not only the burns
just using smoke to obscure the vision is unfair in that it prevents the Palestinian resistance from defending themselves.
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  -Israel rains fire on Gaza with phosphorus shells eridani  Jan-05-09 06:29 AM   #0 
  - how very tragic...  ixion   Jan-05-09 06:31 AM   #1 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-05-09 12:33 PM   #58 
     - You just made me laugh.  GoesTo11   Jan-05-09 12:45 PM   #60 
  - I'm going to hook my article to yours.  Joanne98   Jan-05-09 06:40 AM   #2 
  - Yep, gotta take out those Hamas food markets  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-05-09 07:08 AM   #5 
  - BBC Report from 2005-Only permitted where NO civilians near target area.  mod mom   Jan-05-09 06:47 AM   #3 
  - Permitted?  higher class   Jan-05-09 07:27 AM   #9 
     - I'm just the messenger. The point being this should never be used among civilians yet  mod mom   Jan-05-09 08:54 AM   #21 
        - Sorry mod mom - I wasn't directing my anger at you. There has to be some  higher class   Jan-05-09 10:39 AM   #44 
           - Meanwhile our advocate for change is keeping mum  truedelphi   Jan-05-09 12:42 PM   #59 
  - These should be illegal in any context  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-05-09 07:06 AM   #4 
  - "believed to be using "  Sezu   Jan-05-09 07:08 AM   #6 
  - Even without willie pete--  eridani   Jan-05-09 07:22 AM   #8 
  - "Whiskey Pete"  Cronus Protagonist   Jan-05-09 11:48 AM   #55 
     - Ah, you're referring to the phonetic alphabet, and you'd be correct  billyoc   Jan-05-09 03:57 PM   #76 
        - I'll defer to you  Cronus Protagonist   Jan-05-09 04:28 PM   #80 
        - Oh, thank you for telling me that.  billyoc   Jan-05-09 04:31 PM   #81 
           - Oh yeah, the people who got hit were consumed by the WP  Cronus Protagonist   Jan-05-09 04:46 PM   #85 
           - I was in the artillery for three years back in the day...  adsosletter   Jan-05-09 11:44 PM   #96 
        - White Phosphorus Grenades/Arty Shells = Willy Peter = Willie Pete a.k.a. "Shake and Bake"  ShortnFiery   Jan-06-09 12:51 AM   #99 
  - errr... did you see any pictures of the conflict?  Fedja   Jan-05-09 08:05 AM   #17 
  - So now that the photos have been posted  gratuitous   Jan-05-09 10:01 AM   #30 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-05-09 12:27 PM   #57 
  - Poor picked on, put upon Israel. It's not a country run by  acmavm   Jan-05-09 07:09 AM   #7 
  - i guess sarcasm works-my msg was deleted  katty   Jan-05-09 04:38 PM   #83 
  - More evidence of Israel's barbaric killing in Gaza. n/t  antimatter98   Jan-05-09 07:32 AM   #10 
  - I saw those-They go off midair & rain sparks of molten material  Boxerfan   Jan-05-09 07:42 AM   #11 
  - War crimes?  GoesTo11   Jan-05-09 01:07 PM   #65 
  - From another discussion thread:  paagal kutta   Jan-05-09 07:45 AM   #12 
  - And this looks like one exploding at ground level  muriel_volestrangler   Jan-05-09 08:00 AM   #14 
  - I wonder how much effort is being put into stopping video and pics?  Festivito   Jan-05-09 07:56 AM   #13 
  - Makes for some ugly deaths too...  Baby Snooks   Jan-05-09 09:07 AM   #23 
  - Paid for with U.S. Taxpayer Money  berni_mccoy   Jan-05-09 08:03 AM   #15 
  - Yep, about $3 Billion per year... sick nt  addreamgirl   Jan-05-09 04:02 PM   #77 
  - Tis an excellent example of the 'ol "Monkey See, Monkey Do" syndrome at its finest....  Broadslidin   Jan-05-09 08:05 AM   #16 
  - remember  wial   Jan-05-09 08:13 AM   #18 
  - Welcome to DU  MsLeopard   Jan-05-09 08:36 AM   #19 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-05-09 08:45 AM   #20 
  - We have failed our eyes ..  DemoTex   Jan-05-09 09:05 AM   #22 
  - Enemies of mankind  GoesTo11   Jan-05-09 01:18 PM   #69 
  - Is "Shake and Bake" even Kosher?  bushmeister0   Jan-05-09 09:30 AM   #24 
  - Some of the more unusual injuries described MAY be attributed to D.I.M.E. bombs.  Poll_Blind   Jan-05-09 10:24 AM   #38 
  - Yikes! So much for "Purity of Weapons."  bushmeister0   Jan-05-09 10:32 AM   #42 
  - In Fallujah they deployed the WP differently.  igil   Jan-05-09 08:16 PM   #91 
     - Uhm . . did you read the above? An eyewitness account  bushmeister0   Jan-06-09 12:02 AM   #98 
  - And Bush will continue to give Israel poltical cover, and that asshole Reid will too no doubt.  Jefferson23   Jan-05-09 09:40 AM   #25 
  - Condi Rice is the real Enabler in Chief.  bushmeister0   Jan-05-09 09:51 AM   #28 
  - I agree...it is just absolutely revolting...  TwoSparkles   Jan-05-09 09:53 PM   #94 
  - Israel is fucking disgusting. As in a couple of other threads on DU.....  pattmarty   Jan-05-09 09:42 AM   #26 
  - Strange....  WriteDown   Jan-05-09 09:58 AM   #29 
  - Is that all?  GoesTo11   Jan-05-09 01:41 PM   #72 
  - This chemical warfare should be stopped.  balantz   Jan-05-09 09:48 AM   #27 
  - And don't forget cluster bombs, which I'm sure we'll be hearing about soon.  bushmeister0   Jan-05-09 10:02 AM   #32 
  - Everything is a chemical.  AtheistCrusader   Jan-05-09 11:40 AM   #52 
  - War Crimes, plain and simple. n/t  soulcore   Jan-05-09 10:01 AM   #31 
  - why does Israel ...  zelta gaisma   Jan-05-09 10:06 AM   #33 
  - Tac nukes.  Fedja   Jan-05-09 10:08 AM   #34 
  - Good point.  bushmeister0   Jan-05-09 10:28 AM   #41 
  - Powerful friends. The US gives them cover for whatever they want to do.  High Plains   Jan-05-09 11:40 AM   #53 
  - When we find out why the U.S. gets a pass as well then we may have the answer. n/t  balantz   Jan-05-09 10:16 AM   #35 
  - Because they are a pseudo-colonial outpost for American "interests" in the region, plain and simple.  Poll_Blind   Jan-05-09 10:27 AM   #39 
     - agreed  Fedja   Jan-05-09 11:29 AM   #50 
  - I though I was seeing cliusterbombs.  Hell Hath No Fury   Jan-05-09 10:16 AM   #36 
  - Fucking criminal...  4dsc   Jan-05-09 10:20 AM   #37 
  - I saw those on video clips and thought "Willy Peter"  jpak   Jan-05-09 10:27 AM   #40 
  - Clearly...  endlessfugue   Jan-05-09 10:33 AM   #43 
  - Not only the burns  Ex Lurker   Jan-05-09 10:58 AM   #45 
  - I do not understand why Israel doesn't simply drop tactical nukes and wipe  burythehatchet   Jan-05-09 11:20 AM   #46 
  - nobody could stop them but i think israel would be finished as a country  madrchsod   Jan-05-09 11:46 AM   #54 
  - Well its obvious Israel doesn't care who dies  Taverner   Jan-05-09 01:20 PM   #71 
  - no one would stop them  katty   Jan-05-09 04:34 PM   #82 
  - WP as a smoke screen?  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-05-09 11:23 AM   #47 
  - My thoughts exactly.  Seldona   Jan-05-09 12:26 PM   #56 
  - It IS against internation law.  soulcore   Jan-05-09 01:03 PM   #63 
     - Not what they are claiming was my point.  Seldona   Jan-05-09 01:06 PM   #64 
     - International law has nothing to do with repuke law  specimenfred1984   Jan-05-09 01:07 PM   #66 
     - It became a non-civilian area when Hamas started fighting from it n/t  DissedByBush   Jan-05-09 07:45 PM   #89 
        - So the areas where Hamas fired rockets into became non-civilian  mbperrin   Jan-05-09 09:46 PM   #93 
           - Those areas were civilian  DissedByBush   Jan-06-09 07:36 AM   #108 
  - WP works as both  DissedByBush   Jan-05-09 07:51 PM   #90 
     - It also burns flesh because it explodes into shards that eat through flesh right down the bone.  ShortnFiery   Jan-06-09 01:04 AM   #100 
        - That's a possible secondary effect  DissedByBush   Jan-06-09 07:32 AM   #107 
  - This is on Bush's watch. Wish Bush's money funding it.  Gregorian   Jan-05-09 11:28 AM   #48 
  - It's with Harry Reid's approval as well.  Walter Sobchak   Jan-06-09 01:39 AM   #101 
  - Used to kill, mame and cripple any organic thing that moves...the Israeli  whistle   Jan-05-09 11:29 AM   #49 
  - have become? They used the same munitions in Lebanon against the population there  burythehatchet   Jan-05-09 11:38 AM   #51 
  - But, but, Hamas is using Human shields.  Bushknew   Jan-05-09 12:46 PM   #61 
  - AND THEY'RE TERRRRRRRRORISTS!  Taverner   Jan-05-09 01:18 PM   #70 
  - they are pretty desperate  marshall   Jan-05-09 01:52 PM   #73 
  - True, they are  DissedByBush   Jan-05-09 06:13 PM   #88 
     - "... by using human shields Hamas legitimizes the use of WP under international law."  ShortnFiery   Jan-06-09 06:12 AM   #104 
        - I have treaties  DissedByBush   Jan-06-09 07:43 AM   #109 
           - No, where does it deem that because Hamas fires rockets, this urban area is OK for WP?!?  ShortnFiery   Jan-06-09 07:46 AM   #110 
              - WP here is not specifically restricted in international law  DissedByBush   Jan-06-09 06:42 PM   #111 
  - Thanks for the important post eridani! nt  Truth2Tell   Jan-05-09 12:55 PM   #62 
  - Civilian injuries are inevitable in this situation, meaning they are using chemical weapons  McCamy Taylor   Jan-05-09 01:12 PM   #67 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-05-09 01:17 PM   #68 
  - Fallujah redux  malaise   Jan-05-09 02:10 PM   #74 
  - Willy Pete...  deathrind   Jan-05-09 02:15 PM   #75 
  - How anyone could defend this criminal state's actions now is beyond me  Andrushka   Jan-05-09 04:25 PM   #78 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-05-09 04:28 PM   #79 
  - I've about had it with Israel.  kayakjohnny   Jan-05-09 04:41 PM   #84 
  - What would we do if mexico  Capt13   Jan-05-09 05:23 PM   #86 
  - Same here.  KayLaw   Jan-05-09 05:48 PM   #87 
  - That ship has long since sailed... n/t  jrockford   Jan-05-09 09:35 PM   #92 
     - go to your area's protests on Israel attack on Gaza  annm4peace   Jan-05-09 11:31 PM   #95 
  - It should be criminal for Israel to invade. It should be the matter of the UN, and not Israel.  trthnd4jstc   Jan-05-09 11:45 PM   #97 
  - kick and recommended  Douglas Carpenter   Jan-06-09 04:17 AM   #102 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-06-09 05:16 AM   #103 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-06-09 07:15 AM   #105 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-06-09 07:15 AM   #106 
 

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