Posted by: sean | March 24, 2009

Israeli military t-shirts

The most moral army in the world indeed:

Israeli officials have described as “tasteless” and inconsistent with army values a popular military pastime of printing violent cartoons on T-shirts.

… One example shows a pregnant Arab women in the cross-hairs of a sniper’s sight with the legend “1 shot 2 kills”.

Another design shows a child being similarly targeted with the slogan “the smaller they are, the harder it is”.

In both images the people being targeted appear to be carrying weapons. A third T-shirt design shows a dead Palestinian baby and the words “Better use Durex” (condoms).

UPDATE: My friend N sends along this clip from Jazeera International about the t-shirts:

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