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Killing in Self Defense Is Not "Assassination"

Richard1452 Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 5:52 PM
I do NOT understand why people still buy the rags. In fact, people should even avoid buying products from their advertisers - that will bring the rags down even faster!

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...