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Wednesday, July 24, 2002 The difference between Israeli and Palestinian attacks in which innocent lives are lost: Civilian deaths are the purpose, not a regrettable side effect, of Hamas attacks, notes James Taranto at Best of the Web.
Meantime, John Podhoretz of the New York Post relates what the Geneva Convention has to say about combatants who use civilians as human camouflage. We can't argue about who's responsible for the 15 deaths and 100-plus injuries in the Gaza City attack on Tuesday, he writes. The responsible party is Hamas. The responsible party is Salah Shehada, who was already responsible for hundreds of deaths for which he was gleefully proud. May he rot in Hell.