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IDF ends use of white phosphorous due to int'l criticism

The Israeli army has decided to stop using white phosphorus since it does not look good in the international media, according to NRG.

According to a senior officer, the new policy will go into effect since use of white phosphorous “does not look good, as we saw in Operation Cast Lead.”

h/t Ofer Neiman

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    1. The NRG article clearly states that the new policy is to stop stocking phosphorus for smokescreen purposes. Unlike the above blurb with a headline, it does not insinuate that Israel ever used phosphorus for anything but as smokescreen, as is permissible by international law (which you know).

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