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Fakhrizadeh Killing Proves IDF Most Moral Army

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Anti-Israel critics frequently deride the country’s moniker as being home to “the world’s most moral army,” arguing that the Jewish state is guilty of terrible crimes against humanity and war crimes, including “disproportionate response” by Israel’s armed forces against acts of terrorism.

And although such terms may make for good rhetorical fodder against Israel, those anti-Israel claims simply don’t stand up to scrutiny. In fact, the reality is very much the opposite. Israel has earned the reputation of having “the world’s most moral army” precisely because it takes extraordinary measures to limit civilian casualties, even when operating in theatres of war.

In fact, it was revealed just this past week the extent to which Israel goes to avoid civilian casualties.

On November 27, 2020, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, a nuclear physicist and the man widely regarded as the father of Iran’s nuclear program, was assassinated while riding in a car on a dusty road near the small town of Absard, east of the Iranian capital of Tehran.

At the time of the assassination, it was reported that Fakhrizadeh was the only person killed in the attack, and although his wife was sitting........

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