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Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Israeli "Skunk" Fouls West Bank Protests

Imagine taking a chunk of rotting corpse from a stagnant sewer, placing it in a blender and spraying the filthy liquid in your face. Your gag reflex goes off the charts and you can't escape, because the nauseating stench persists for days.

This is "skunk", a fearsome but non-lethal tool in Israel's arsenal of weapons for crowd control. It comes in armored tanker trucks fitted with a cannon that can spray a jet of stinking fluid over crowds who know how to cope with plain old tear gas.

While the army calls skunk an attempt to minimize casualties, rights groups dismiss it as a fig-leaf for the use of deadlier force against protesters in the occupied West Bank.



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Anonymous said...

Mix in pig's blood and the riots won't exist. just sayin

Anonymous said...

I think it is a great idea. They don't kill anyone but if they are doing wrong they will pay for their actions for a few days and so will their family!

Anonymous said...

We need this in the White House to kick out the squatters.

Anonymous said...

Pity the poor schmuck enlisted people who have to load and clean this thing.