“The ties between our armies are very deep and very strong, even under Obama.”
"When I was a young officer I was worried that if it was known I might have hit the glass ceiling, but today and since it has been known I have never felt it was an issue."
"It’s all about a person’s ability, not gender or sexual orientation.”
The project, headed by Omer Nahmany, aims to promote and assist female and LGBT recruits toward meaningful experiences before, during and after their service.
Al-Khatib's case has struck a chord with the Palestinians and many internationally because it is rare that Palestinian female minors are arrested.
The officer, who is 40, told the youth that he was only 37-years-old, and asked that he be referred to as “the officer.”
Annual report by Soldiers' Complaints Commissioner found rise in mistreatment of subordinates by commanders, failures in delivering proper medical treatment.