4 Apr 2024

Is Israel using AI to identify targets in Gaza war?

Israel has denied using a secret AI-powered database to identify targets for its attacks in Gaza.

A newly published investigation into the existence of an AI targeting technology called Lavender has cited unnamed Israeli intelligence sources who claimed it was used to fast-track the identification of low-level Hamas operatives, with an error rate that meant many civilians were killed.

We speak to journalist Yuval Abraham who wrote that article for +972 Magazine.