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Saturday, July 01, 2006

Yesterday's Rant

Powerline notes that the US said, through John Bolton of the UN, that the Palestinians need to give Gilad back.
The attack and hostage-taking by Hamas last week precipitated this crisis, and their refusal to release their hostage continues to place innocent Palestinians in harm's way. We further condemn the brutal murder of eighteen year-old Israeli citizen Eliyahu Asheri, and our condolences go out to his family.

Alan Dershowitz notes the hypocracy in regards to Israel.
According to the BBC article Rantissi Killing: World Reaction, "Russia has repeatedly stressed the unacceptability of extrajudicial settling of scores and 'targeted killings'."

Except, it seems, when its own citizens are murdered by terrorists -- then it is fine to do what it condemns Israel for doing.

And the main point comes to us via
The way I see it, there are two main views on terrorism.
If we are at war, terrorism can be defeated. If we aren’t, terrorism can be managed.