Israeli Military "Denies Targeting Children" Slammed For "Not Having The Courage To Talk To Hamas"

Tyler Durden's picture

In one of the most uncomfortable (and must-see) interviews, UK Channel 4's John Snow 'discusses' Israel's bombing raids and policies towards Hamas with Israeli government spokesman Mark Regev. The interview starts with a punch, "How does killing children on a beach contribute to your purpose of protecting Israeli civilians?" Regev ducks and weaves from question to question, flummoxed when Snow jabs, "if you couldn't tell these were 4 young Palestinian children playing football on a Gaza beach, you need better equipment," only to be slammed towards the end with, "why not be brave and talk directly to Hamas? You haven't got the courage." Not the kind of interview one is likely to see on US TV.




The 4 children hit by Israeli shells while playing on the beach

The aftermath...


And the rather stunning interview...

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DJ Happy Ending's picture

I'm amazed he didn't spin this as future crime prevention.

john39's picture

Gilad Atzmon's piece from a couple days ago, "Once Again, Israel is Defeated", now looking prophetic.  This series of events, culminating with this cold blooded murder of three children, is finally opening eyes and hearts around the world:


quintago's picture

The solution to this problem is simple. Cut all aid to Israel off. In 1 week they'll be at the table having face to face talks with Hamas and Iran.

SilverIsKing's picture

How about a different solution?

Got any others?

JLee2027's picture

There really aren't any solutions. HAMAS wants Israel removed from the face of the Earth and no amount of talks or bribery will change that. I don't see the same jounralist condeming random rocket attacks that HAMAS launches, so the hypocricy is unbelievable.


Here are the same two, 4 years ago, same type of issue. How much of all this is contrived?

HastaLaVictoriaSiempre's picture

Journalists want good ratings, and the discourse above never fails to excite those who wish the fall of the Jewish State. Luckily the world is getting progressively tired of the violence cycle in the Middle East, whereby Palestinians provoke Israel, get destroyed, rest and rebuild, and start again. A large-scale land incursion might actually be prevented this time by anti-missile technology which pretty much neutered the primitive rockets used by Hamas. As long as Israel can limit civilian casualties it will keep the support of the US and Europe.


tmosley's picture

They were targeting midget terrorists gathering pocket sand.

JLee2027's picture

Who is they? If you say Israel, that was denied in the interview above.

Serenity Now's picture

Exactly.  Terrorists routinely kill their own people.  Hamas doesn't care which side the deaths are on.  They "win" either way.

TBT or not TBT's picture

The clips here above don't show any "children" or any sort of humans being killed.   There are blurred out stretchers being carried.     Take a look above.   We do know that even western media outlets have cooperated in producing anti-IDF propaganda, and of course we know which side the Arab journalists are on.   Is this even real?   No evidence of such in this article. 

Squid-puppets a-go-go's picture

try as you might, its undeniable that this is common garden variety genocide

chumbawamba's picture

Mark Regev, lol.  What a clown.  He looks even more liek Fred Armisen on Saturday Night Live and he's twice as comical.

I prophecied Israel gone by 2025.  Watch, and be astounded.

I am Chumbawamba.

Government needs you to pay taxes's picture

Israel isn't going away.  Given your level of outrage over these 3 deaths, I'm sure you'll join me in condemning the murders of over 50 Chicago residents over the past 8 weeks.

adeptish's picture

Chumba outraged?


I think he may be right tho...

chumbawamba's picture

Eh.  Once I realized Israel was doomed, I became disinterested in the politics of it.  Now I don't even pity the Israeli people, I empathize with them.  Most of them have nothing to do with this madness.  It's like being an American citizen in the US today.  I certainly don't want anything to do with the corporate federal government that does all these terrible things around the world for its own nefarious concerns and has nothing to do with me, yet I'd be the one taking the abuse if I went to the wrong corner of the world because I'd automatically be associated with the government.  Same with Israelis.  Sure, you have your fanatics, and those are the guys you see in the YouTube clips abusing Palestinians in occupied areas that give all Israelis a bad name.  But that's like taking YouTube clips of the ghettoist niggers and the trailerist white trash and what few jingoistic true believer "patriots" there still are and assuming they represent all Americans.

I place the blame squarely where it belongs: on psychopaths like Sharon and Netanyahoo and Obama and Bush and Clinton and Abbas and...

I am Chumbawamba.

chumbawamba's picture

We could kill a hundred people in the world and instantly conditions would improve for 50% of the globe overnight.

Isn't it amazing to consider that?  Even more amazing, that people don't have the balls to do it?

What a sad race we are.


Richard Chesler's picture

We care deeply for children of goyim.


Titus's picture

Church Chumba. 

You know, I know jews that I like. I've dated jews rather seriously. Can't say the same for Muslims, because the culture is way too restrictive. 

But what gets me is how this whole fucking fight is constantly thrown in my face by fanatics. It doesn't affect me except that I hear about it and the ADL along with other Jewish organisations are bribing and manipulating economic productivity out of the USA. If you want to have your war fine. War has been going on since the beginning of time. But the network of Jews representing US political and financial interests are making their fanatic belief my war. And I couldn't care less, so why shoud I financially contribute? 

Fun fact, Jews are 1.7% of the US population, yet for decades they are 100% of the Federal Reserve Chairs. When was the last non-Jew a Chairman? The 80s?

As always, avoid the noise (and this is), focus on education and the masters controlling the debt based fiat & media system. Without it the currency & will doesn't exist to support their fight. 



piratepiet's picture

Which one hundred people are you talking about ?  Do you really believe there would be general agreement ?

How would you measure a 50 procent improvement ?  What indicators ? Do you really believe killing one hun

dred people would improve the world massively ?

We are an amazing race. 

philipat's picture

Great interview. What happened to journalism in the US??..

FightingtheFed's picture

similar to the way they put together all that contrived holohoax shit...

Abi Normal's picture

fighting the fed, you are a moron, you have no education, to believe the holocost never happened.  You are the brainwashed town idiot.

So, it is ok for hamas to fired hundreds of rockets into Israel and they are allowed to do nothing?

Damn it, fuck you Israeli haters to are just as bad as Oblahblah, you all haven't got a fucking clue.  You read some propoganda or a book and think you know it all...unbelievable.

Memedada's picture

Hamas IS (indirectly) Israel. Hamas (like Al Qaida) was created by Mossad/CIA (same thing) to counter the secular (and leftwing) PLO. Zionism needs a religious counterpart – they need Hamas (=they fund them and train them, so that they have an excuse for bombing/removing them. Not the Hamas, but the people standing in the way of the Zionist dream: an ever expanding Israel).

But even though Hamas was the big devil (and lets pretend they evolved out of the blue – or because it’s in the ‘nature of Muslims’ to organize in extremist groups), they are not a serious military treat to Israel. The home-made rockets fired towards Israel have so far (officially) claimed ONE LIFE. Israel is on the other hand on a killing spree – they kill without hesitation and without any criteria (all brown people in sight). They have committed countless war crimes (bombing dense civilian urban areas is a war crime).

They should be excluded from all international forums, be boycotted, shamed and in the end thrown out of the occupied territories.

And talking about killing their own people – try and look in to the murders of the three Israeli teens. What evidence is there? Who killed them? [Hint: try and see if you can find the last sound bite from the kidnapping – you can hear the kidnappers and they’re very good at Hebrew).

effendi's picture

Mermedada, you are an ignorant fool. If Mossad or other Jews wanted to kill some Jewish teens in a false flag they wouldn't be incompetent to have their voices recorded. 

Lots of people speak fluent Hebrew, just as most Israeli Jews speak fluent Arabic so do most Israeli Arabs (and many non Israeli Arabs) speak Hebrew.

The TVs in Gaza play as many Hebrew language channels as they do Arab ones. I've been to Gaza to stay with Palastinian friends (PLO members), have you? 

As for comitting war crimes, it is a war crime to use human shields, it is a war crime to use civilian areas to launch 5,000+ missiles.

Memedada's picture


I know that – and I too have PLO-friends (living in Europe). And I agree, the fact that Hebrew was spoken is only circumstantial. But the fact that most terrorist attacks are – in one way or another – false flags stays.

”Cui bono” (with benefit to whom?) is always a good analytical starting point, when trying to figure out who the terrorist are.

And the ‘war crimes’ discussion: it’s a question of capabilities, magnitude and control (guilt). Israel wins on all three.

And by the way: Mossad makes mistakes. Lots.

Memedada's picture

And more importantly: I don’t see this as a conflict between Muslims and Jews (that’s how TPTB would like it to play out). It’s a conflict between ‘the have nots’ and ‘the have/wants it all’ – the Zionists siting with (and many of its powerful supporters belonging to) the latter.

m_kay's picture

Israel having helped hamas (in terms of -naively- watching them rise as a useful counterparty to PLO ) doesn`t mean they founded nor control it. Hamas has been founded as a local Muslim Brotherhood branch. That`s why the latest Egyptian government has no desire to help them (and doesn`t want Kerry to meddle, for that matter).

PLO was as leftist/ secular nationalist as their KGB backers needed them to be to create the image of an opressed "authentic people" in the 60/70s leftist ideology of anti-colonialism/anti-imperialism. (Arabs from the region rejected being called "Palestinian" prior thats- also no one called for ending the occupation by egypt/ jordan before `68) They have been made pawns by the neighbouring arab countries, the sovjet block, and the western jew hating mind.

The recently updated 18-page Hamas Kidnapper's Guide to Abduction"advises to be fluent in Hebrew btw.

my_nym's picture

they are...   a serious military treat to Israel.


Your typo could have been more truthy.

piliage's picture

What is being missed in all of this is even Egypt is seriously f*cked off at Hamas this time. Hamas is loosing it's support in the ME.

If some neighbor is throwing rocks at me through a window, and I throw one back at him and hit his kid on accident, I'm sorry, but stop throwing rocks in the first place, asshole.

Memedada's picture

Stupid analogy. A more truthful analogy would be: you occupy your neighbor’s garden, tear down all the trees, build houses on the ground and invite your family to move in. The neighbor then gets upset (what a strange person) and starts throwing rocks at you. You shot his kids in the head.

Serenity Now's picture

Piliage, I made a similar statement yesterday.  Egypt does not support Hamas.  Neither does Jordan or Turkey and one other that I can't recall at the moment.  The entire middle east is NOT allied against Israel, contrary to what the left / MSM would have us believe.

Memedada's picture

The left? What's leftist about the MSM/TPTB?

piliage's picture

How dare you support those facts! Shall we also discuss the history of the PLO and Jordan? Too many morons to deal with this beyond David Duke bumper sticker slogans it seems... why bother.

JR's picture

We all know that if the Israelis kill all the Palestinians, it won’t be enough. It is never enough. They take the Palestinians’ land, they squeeze them into a prison; they will not let them leave. They destroy their food supply, their sewers, their water supplies, their homes. They kill their children. It is not enough.

Still the Israelis claim it is they who are being punished. Still the ovens beckon.

They are a people destined to be provoked; seeking revenge for imagined wrongs is the only thing they know.

Like Gaza, they have imprisoned America. They have taken the freedom from the most beloved country, and still it is not enough. Still they are persecuted, they say. Still they must whip and punish and take revenge, for what, nobody knows. Still the knees must bend to worship them.

They are a people from hell.

And daily the Palestinians live in fear, minute by minute, in fear of their lives. And yet the people of Gaza support Hamas shooting those primitive rockets; they would rather fight with what little they have than to submit, than to surrender to a master. There is no word to express what these people are suffering, the depths of their desire,  not to live as slaves, as beaten animals, but as human beings.

Beard of Zeus's picture

Payback is a bitch, for Arabs.

JR's picture

It is Israel—not Gaza and the West Bank—that "casts a chafing nuclear shadow across the entire region" with its nuclear arsenal in the hands of Prime Minister Netanyahu who earlier  played his own role in one prohibited technology smuggling ring targeting America. It is the Arabs and all Arab capitals that are under a far greater threat of nuclear annihilation than Tel Aviv with Israel's hundreds of nuclear weapons, Iron Dome and warmongering aggression.

Is it revenge the Arabs seek, or is it survival?  When the Jewish state was established in 1947, approximately 800,000 Palestinians were forced to leave their homes. The Jewish population of Palestine in 1933 was 175,006.

A 1946 map of Palestine, approximately a year before Israel was created, shows that Jewish communities owned no more than 6% of historic Palestine and represented 30% of the population (many German Jews arrived in Palestine at the behest of the Zionists under an arrangement with Adolf Hitler before WWII in early efforts to build an advance Israeli population in Palestine).

Another map spells out the United Nations partition plan of 1947 which awarded the Jewish community a state on 55% of the land alongside a much reduced Palestine even though Palestinians were the strong majority of the land’s inhabitants.

 A third map (1948-1967) displays the armistice lines from the 1948 Arab-Israeli war. In this map Israel controls 78% of the land.

 A fourth map, shows the area in 2012. "In the 1967 war, Israel took control of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. The Israeli occupation – now in its [47th] year - of the West Bank is being made permanent as Israel systematically takes more and more Palestinian land to accommodate Israel’s massive settlement project to establish irreversible 'facts on the ground'. [In 2012] over half a million Israeli settlers lived in the occupied West Bank. Under international law, it is illegal for Israel to move Israeli settlers into the occupied Palestinian territories as Israel [in 2012 was] on the verge of annexing 60% of the West Bank."

To view these maps:

Reptil's picture


New, unknown nuclear weapon (Fallujah, Lebanon)

This will have a health impact on future Israëli generations as well, because it remains in the environment. (infertillity, cancer)
EVERYONE is being played in this conflict. All wars are bankers' wars.

Reptil's picture

Why the downvote? Is someone uncomfortable with something that is (most likely) true?
If you think it's rubbish, post goddamn proof. I'd LOVE this to be untrue.
Sick of people denying this crap just because they have some bullshit emotional response. It's the reason it can continue.

Cathartes Aura's picture

I'll upvote your post.

the trollage is thick of late at ZH, but those who've been reading here these past years know that knee-jerk defense of the US military pre-occupation with genocide is fading, and the reality of the facts presented is slowly sinking in.

DU has been used on non-uniformed humans intentionally poisoning both them and the lands they exist on since at least the first "Gulf War" and certainly in the "wars" in Bosnia, etc.

here in the Homeland US there are other toxins being applied, same results:  infertility, birth defects, ill health, death. folks can continue to deny the truth, meanwhile veterans of these wars pass their poison to their partners via deformed sperm, and the effects continue to be documented. . .

wars.  working as intended.

Random's picture

Get this:

I will make those who are of the synagogue of Satan, who claim to be Jews though they are not, but are liars--I will make them come and fall down at your feet and acknowledge that I have loved you - Rev:3:9.

Alae Jacta Est, almost 2000 years ago. This is about you, by name. Care to wager your life and soul on this being wrong? Good luck with it.

FightingtheFed's picture



again i hate it for the Palestinians but I'm more conercerned about how they have destroyed America...

my_nym's picture

again i hate it for the Palestinians but I'm more conercerned about how they have destroyed America...


Not separate issues.  When you do away with American values to follow Jewish supremacists, absorb their culture by osmosis and begin assassinating sixteeen year old Arab goy without trial while trying to divide and conquer all the tribes/goyim and so on and so forth then that becomes linked to your Empire and its eventual destruction.


In any event, we're a long way from the Founders defending the Red Coats and HAVING A TRAIL for them instead of using the Boston Massacre as a pretext to preemptively kill everyone that could possibly be linked to supporting them.

my_nym's picture

There is no word to express what these people are suffering, the depths of their desire,  not to live as slaves, as beaten animals, but as human beings.


Apparently they don't know their destiny, along with Team America too.


Goyim were born only to serve us. Without that, they have no place in the world; only to serve the People of Israel,” he said during a public discussion of what kind of work non-Jews are allowed to perform on Shabbat.

"Why are gentiles needed? They will work, they will plow, they will reap. We will sit like an effendi and eat," he said to some laughter.

Yosef, the spiritual leader of the Shas Party and the former chief Sephardi rabbi of Israel, also said that the lives of non-Jews are protected in order to prevent financial loss to Jews.

"With gentiles, it will be like any person: They need to die, but God will give them longevity. Why? Imagine that one’s donkey would die, they’d lose their money. This is his servant. That’s why he gets a long life, to work well for this Jew,”

Read more:



Duffy Duck's picture

"whereby Palestinians provoke Israel"

Why do you assume this?  It's been generally precisely the other way around.

And why white phosphorus? Why DU shells?

No Senator Son's picture

"I don't see the same jounralist condeming random rocket attacks that HAMAS launches"

"How much of all this is contrived?"

Here is a quote of Dr. Moti Shefer, a prize-winning expert in Israeli defense and aerospace engineering, from

“There is no missile in the world today able to intercept missiles or rockets. Iron Dome is a sound and light show that is intercepting only Israeli public opinion, and itself, of course. Actually, all the explosions you see in the sky are self explosions. No Iron Dome missile has ever collided with a single rocket. Open spaces are a myth invented in order to up Iron Dome’s current interception percentages. The rockets announced as intercepted by Iron Dome either never reach the ground, or are virtual rockets invented and destroyed on the Iron Dome control computer. To this day, no one has ever seen an intercepted rocket fall to the ground.

“What lands here is what’s launched. The parts we see on the ground are from Iron Dome itself. We’re shooting at ourselves, mainly virtually. The virtual rocket was invented in order to increase the vagueness surrounding Iron Dome. Assume that a real rocket arrives. What does the command and control system do? It creates nine more virtual rockets, and transmits their paths on computer graphics to the rocket launcher operators. The launcher operators see 10 rockets and launch 10 Iron Dome interceptors. People hear 10 booms, one rocket enters, and you get a 90% success rate.”

Enough said.

Serenity Now's picture

Wow, you have to be truly brainwashed to believe that.  

The stupidity defies belief.  But heads up, people, this is what we are dealing with.