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'I am the Law!' - Perspectives of Legality and Illegality in the Israeli Army

Zagor, Matthew

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The language of morality and legality infuses every aspect of the Middle East conflict. From repeated assertions by officials that Israel has �the most moral army in the world� to justifications for specific military tactics and operations by reference to self-defense and proportionality, the public rhetoric is one of legal right and moral obligation. Less often heard are the voices of those on the ground whose daily experience is lived within the legal quagmire portrayed by their leaders in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/36734
Source: Israel Law Review
DOI: 10.1017/S0021223700000881

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