Fess up, my friend—How much did the New York Times pay you to put together this composition?
An Israeli army officer, watches Palestinian stones-thrower during clashes at the Kalandia checkpoint between the West Bank city of Ramallah and Jerusalem, Friday, Oct. 16, 2009. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
Ummm. He is? The Israeli soldier is doign what? Looks to me that he is just standing by a wall. I could even grant you that he might even be guarding that wall from spray-painters.
But, "watching STONES-thrower"? Yeah, how about seeing a context.