Israel’s dancing soldiers

Israel/Palestine
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Here’s some image buffing we don’t see every day.  “Israeli soldiers are still finding time to party” with Palestinians is sweeping the press today. Allegedly the video was recorded on Monday at a Palestinian wedding in Hebron, the same day three Palestinians were gunned down in Qalandia refugee camp.

The “Gangnam Style” video aired on Israel’s Channel 2 News last night. The soldiers, members of the Givati Brigade, were later disciplined.

Washington Post, Hebron ‘Gangnam Style’ video the latest social media misstep for young Israeli troops:

While it was a seemingly innocent, even friendly gesture, a statement released by the Israeli army Thursday stated: “The IDF views this as a serious incident. The soldiers exposed themselves to unnecessary danger and were disciplined accordingly.”

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