The idea when whacking guys like Mahmoud al-Mabhouh is not the problem. The problem is getting caught. Bibi Netanyahu has a record of reckless and botched assassinations and attempts. Each has been evermore embarrassing and harmful to Israel. The idea in a war is to do more harm to your enemy than yourself. This 'time-line' should never have been necessary to publish. Someone screwed up - at the top. Got it?
from the article: Timeline / Dubai assassination and its aftermath