The letter from soldiers in Unit 8200 — Israel's equivalent
of the eavesdropping, code-breaking National Security Agency -- was published
in the Yediot Ahronot daily on Friday.
It alleges the unit's intelligence work prevents
Palestinians from leading "normal lives" and prolongs the conflict.
One soldier told Chanel 10 TV he feels most of the work was
motivated by "political reasons" -- to cement Israel's control over
the West Bank -- and not security concerns.
The military said soldiers in the unit are held to a high
ethical standard. It questioned the "seriousness of the claims" in