Boaz Ganor, a former consultant to PM Benjamin Netanyahu:
Any deliberate attacks aimed against civilians is a war crime, regardless if they are family members of terrorists or presidents or presidential candidates. Adopting this policy is immoral and against the common liberal democratic values. Deliberate attacks against the terrorist families is blurring the moral differences between the terrorist organizations and the state which is fighting terrorism. This by itself might benefit the terrorists which are trying to claim that they are fighting a moral war against relentless and immoral entity."
Ganor was responding to comments made on Fox New's 'Fox and Friends' on December 2, 2015, in which Trump called for 'taking out terrorists' families.'
Transcript of Trump's comments:
When you get these terrorists, you have to take out their families! They care about their lives, don’t kid yourselves. But they say they don’t care about their lives. You have to take out their families.
We have someone who doesn’t know what he’s doing. Every time he sends troops over even if it’s a small number, like he’s sending another small number. He announced 50 last week. He has a press conference to inform everybody he’s sending troops and its like they have a target on their back. If you do your job, do your job. Don’t talk about it. Too much talk.
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