(ISRAEL TODAY) A troubling video posted to YouTube this week showed a 10-year-old Palestinian Arab girl trying to provoke a violent response from an Israeli soldier, all while her own mother held the video camera.

The girl is seen verbally abusing the soldier, threatening to hit and spitting on him.

Aware that he is being set up, the soldier remains calm and does not provide the reaction hoped for by the girl, her mother or the press photographers who had somehow known just when and where to come for their next prize-winning shot.

Nor do the others soldiers present when the girl returns with several of her young friends.

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