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Anat Kam: I stole IDF documents to expose West Bank war crimes - Haaretz - Israel News

Anat Kam: I stole IDF documents to expose West Bank war crimes - Haaretz - Israel News
Classified documents reveal that the Israel Defense Forces had committed war crimes in the West Bank, Anat Kam, the former soldier indicted for espionage over an alleged theft of top secret material, told the court earlier in the year, according to police documents released allowed for publication Monday at the request of Haaretz.

In the newly released material documenting court hearings surrounding Kam's arrest, the journalist and former IDF soldier said that the motivation behind her removal of sensitive military material was to expose "certain aspects of the IDF's conduct in the West Bank that I thought were of interest to the public."

US Troops Attack Civilian Bus in Kandahar, Killing Five -- News from Antiwar.com

US Troops Attack Civilian Bus in Kandahar, Killing Five -- News from Antiwar.com: "The battle for the “hearts and minds” of the people of Kandahar took another major hit today as hundreds of Afghans took to the streets to protest an attack earlier in the day by US forces on a passenger bus.

According to the driver of the bus, Mohammed Nabi, they were traveling along a highway in the southern province when they noticed a convoy ahead of them. As the driver attempted to pull off the road the troops began to spray the bus with machine gun fire."