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Israeli Soldiers Boycott Intel Duties

Dozens of reserve soldiers from an elite Israeli intelligence squad have sent a letter to the nation's government saying they refuse to serve because of duties requiring them to eavesdrop on Palestinians. The newspaper Yediot Ahronot published on Friday the letter from 43 soldiers to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the nation's military chief. The soldiers — members of a group called Unit 8200 — said they feel eavesdropping prevents Palestinians from leading normal...

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