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    • 16.01.12 | 03:34 (IST)

    The US has a policy of no assassination of civilians. They do assassinate terrorist combatants and their senders since they participate in a "war". If the US did assassinate the Iranian scientist, this would have been a foolish departure from policy, because killing scientists is just too easy, especially scientists in democracies. I hope it isn't true, but if the Iranians are correct, the authorizing US official should pay the price.

    from the article: What if the Iranians start killing scientists?
    First published 02:47 16.01.12 | Last updated 02:47 16.01.12
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