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Hissyspit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-11 11:03 PM
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Al Jazeera: WikiLeaks Cable - 'Israel Policy Shift Towards Civilian Protest' (Use of 'Dirty Water')
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'We don't do Gandhi very well, send in the dirty water!'

US government officials have been well aware of Israel's harsh methods of dealing with peaceful protests in the occupied Palestinian territory of West Bank for quite some time, according to a recently leaked WikiLeaks diplomatic cable.

A cable from the embassy in Tel Aviv from February 16, 2010, reveals the US ambassador to Israel noted that government officials considered any rally as grounds for use of military force.

Speaking in the context of the WikiLeaks revelations, Al Jazeera's Clayton Swisher said: "Just three weeks ago a bill was raised in the US congress by Senator Patrick Leahy to cut funding of Israeli military units engaged in documented human-rights abuses.
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1. No cover for Israel on this. - K&R n/t
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