Israeli Soldiers Attempt To Break The Silence

March 25th, 2011 by Andy in War In Iraq, Afghanistan & The Mideast, Video

This is an important addition to the public record regarding the activities of Israel, a nation often referred to as an “ally” of America, though no bilateral mutual defense treaty exists between the two nations (thus negating the term in any diplomatic or legal sense). The reasons for the absence of any such treaty is grounds for more in-depth discussion, which would likely prove enlightening to many Americans.

An interview with Avichai Sharon and Noam Chayut, both veterans of the Israeli Defense Forces and members of Breaking the Silence. Sharon and Chayut served during the second intifada, which has claimed the lives of over three thousand Palestinians and nine-hundred-fifty Israelis. After thorough introspection, these young men have chosen to speak out about their experiences as self-described “brutal occupiers of a disputed land.”

Testimonies like these are useful in expanding awareness of what is happening in the territories occupied by the Israeli annexationists, and how what is most often relayed by the corporate press and the IDF does not correspond to the reality on the ground. It helps to explain how facts are concealed from the publics of both nations, which is done in order to continue the justification of occupation policies.

Plus, for additional perspective on this issue, Watch This Video on how IDF soldiers know what they are doing is wrong, but the Israeli government forces them to do it.

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