Barak admits ground incursion poses danger to soldiers
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The decision to undertake a ground operation was made with the knowledge that soldiers would be at risk, Defense Minister Ehud Barak said several hours after ground troops began an incursion into the Gaza Strip.
"We know there will be dangers, difficulties and victimsâ€¦ It must be said that the ground operation entails dangers to the lives of soldiers," Barak said in a press conference early Saturday night.
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