The privately owned Egyptian channel, Dream2, interviewed Dr. Rifa'at Sayyed Ahmad, an Egyptian intellectual, who supports terror attacks against Israeli civilians. Following are excerpts from his comments:
Dr. Rifa?at Sayyed Ahmad: Regarding who is a civilian and who is part of the military in Israel, this requires clarification. He knows, and the other researchers studying the Arab-Zionist struggle know, that the Zionist society all together is more like a military base and there is no division between the military and the civilian. In Palestine, as one of the Israeli leaders has said, we face an army that had a state established for it and not a state that has an army.
The claim that if you killed a civilian you are out of line is, in my opinion, an over-simplified analysis of what is happening in Palestine. What is happening in Palestine is a war situation, and in a war situation, in order to distinguish between a civilian and a military man, you need a laboratory. Only in a laboratory can you sit and say today I will kill civilians and tomorrow I will kill non-civilians.