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Killing in Self Defense Is Not "Assassination"

bibleman KJV Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 12:00 AM
Gaza made a big mistake into thinking they could launch rockets for Iran and get away with it.
FlamingLiberalMultiCulturalist Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 12:37 AM
Perhaps the mistake was Israel's, when they assassinated Ahmed Jabari last Wednesday and provoked Hamas into the current all-out rocket barrage.
scrow Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 1:03 AM
Hamas was firing rockets before Jabari's death. Between 2001 and 2009, over 8,600 rockets were fired from Palestine into Israel.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/7818022.stm

If someone fired 8600 rockets at your house, what would your response be?
HongKongCharlie4 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 8:08 AM
Gee I must point out that the gist of the article was that killing one who has declared war on you is not assassination! They even gave an example, remember Bin Laden? Or are you saying it's okay for the US to do it and not Israel? Discuss the article and what you think on it without the MSM's talking points and double standards please. I know reading comprehension is hard.

HKC

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...