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    • passerby
    • 03.03.10 | 19:04 (IST)

    It seems almost pointless to actually argue the actual law given the endless capacity of posters here (Linthwaite being the best example) to either ignore it or simply make it up. Folks, there IS no such thing as an "Interpol arrest warrant"; Interpol simply issues red notices passing on the REQUEST of a particular country to detain someone pending extradition. Of course in the case of Israel there would be no such compliance with the request -- not least because there is no Israel-UAE extradition treaty, and in any event the requirement of double criminality would not be met. As for other states, given the heavy reliance that other spy agencies place on information from Israel (Reuters has noted this by the way in interviews with the personnel of these agencies), the sort of fantasy arrests of Dagan and Bibi that some here dream of -- well in the real world this just ain't gonna happen. There's also the little problem of actual proof here...

    from the article: Dubai seeks Netanyahu's arrest over killing of Hamas man
    First published 09:35 03.03.10 | Last updated 13:01 03.03.10
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