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Killing in Self Defense Is Not "Assassination"

Anonymous908 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 4:56 PM
What have you, Medved, or any other supporter of Israel is this circumstance have to say about the death toll here? Hamas killed 3. Israel killed approximately 105 (25 have been identified as women or children). However you want to view the groups at war is none of my concern. But I can't understand how Hamas can kill 3 and Israel kill 105 (1/4th being innocent) somehow we are supposed to support Israel though all this. I don't have all the answers, and I am not saying Hamas is justified in any way at all. What I am saying is that Israels response to Hamas is obviously wrong, obviously excessive, and obviously provoking the situation for more violence.
Anonymous908 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 6:05 PM
Of course, when we see the actual statistics and see just how many Palestinian women and children were killed by Israel, suddenly Israel doesn't look like the good guys Medved & Prager make them out to be.

And further, if anybody isn't smart enough to get it. Anytime Israel makes disproportionately brutal attacks on Palestine, any chance at peace gets smaller and smaller.

When Seal Team Six killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, no one described it as an “assassination.” Why not? Because Osama wasn’t a civilian political leader; he was a terrorist combatant who had declared war on America, and tried to continue his attacks in any way possible.

 

Why, then, have the New York Times and other media outlets referred to Israel’s killing of Ahmed Jabaari in Gaza as “an assassination?” He was the military commander of a terrorist organization, Hamas, which remains at war with Israel, and takes pride in aiming deadly rockets at Israeli civilian targets every day. There’s...