New Israeli army chief led Gaza offensive

Aljazeera reports:

Israel has named a new army chief, choosing for the military’s top job a general who led troops in the Gaza offensive less than two years ago.

The Gaza offensive was called by Amnesty International “22 days of Death and Destruction” and resulted in the killing of 1400 Palestinians, almost a 3rd of them women and children.

It seems the Israeli Defense Minister felt the general in charge needed a pat on the back.

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