Why Not, Mehmet? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael
    • 02.04.07 | 06:15 (IDT)

    Because as long as the Qassam remains an unguided missile with no target-seeking capabilities, it remains a weapon of terror and not of war. As such, it is no more than a satchel bomb that can be delivered from afar, with few guarantees that it will kill or injure anything but civilians. The last time I looked, deliberately attacking a country's civilians was an act of terror according to international law. That's why not.

    from the article: A state that abducted itself
    First published 00:00 01.04.07 | Last updated 00:00 01.04.07
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