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Israel’s Shortsighted Assassination
New York Times, by Gershon Baskin

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 11/17/2012 10:56:59 PM

Ahmed Al-Jabari — the strongman of Hamas, the head of its military wing, the man responsible for the abduction of the Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit — was assassinated on Wednesday by Israeli missiles. Why? Israel’s government has declared that the aim of the current strikes against Gaza is to rebuild deterrence so that no rockets will be fired on Israel. (Snip) I believe that Israel made a grave and irresponsible strategic error by deciding to kill Mr. Jabari. No, Mr. Jabari was not a man of peace; he didn’t believe in peace with Israel and refused to have any direct contact with Israeli leaders

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This was a well-written article by a typical NY Times person who sounded like he was suffering from ´´Stockholm Syndrome´´ when dealing with Ahmed Al-Jabari. In a feeble attempt to ´´humanize" a serial killer of woman & children, he refers to him throughout the article as "Mr. Jabari." Obviously, Hamas has no real control of other terrorist operating in Gaza City [so they say]. So Israel did what a sane country being fired upon does. Strike back swiftly & hard.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dr fate, 11/17/2012 11:00:26 PM     (No. 9021320)

Who cares what someone writing in the slimes says about anything? I wouldn´t click on this trash for a day´s pay.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Jiobaobubai, 11/17/2012 11:02:46 PM     (No. 9021323)

Hey man, nice shot.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ruready?, 11/17/2012 11:05:33 PM     (No. 9021324)

When I was young I worried that recognizing evil would be difficult. Back in the 70´s and 80´s it may have been - but today, one´s conscience would have to be seared with a hot iron not to see the evil residing at the NYT and the White House.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Grace Veritas, 11/17/2012 11:14:00 PM     (No. 9021332)

Israel´s always supposed to grin and bear it. Otherwise, they might provoke those who are murdering them to murder even more vigorously.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Patriot Forever, 11/17/2012 11:20:06 PM     (No. 9021335)

Candidate for Sec Defence or State Dept?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: frede, 11/17/2012 11:21:07 PM     (No. 9021336)

Israel should turn all water and electric off in Gaza. That is the only way this rabble will learn.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: horacer, 11/17/2012 11:25:05 PM     (No. 9021342)

Hamas is manufacturing missiles inside Gaza. Long range missiles. They were likely the missiles fired at Tel Aviv. Sorry Professor there has been a shift, land for peace is no more. Kill for peace is where we are. Hamas must be brought to it´s knees. They can either live in peace with Israel or find a new place to live. Netanyahu can´t fail.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Muggins, 11/17/2012 11:26:10 PM     (No. 9021345)

There´s no negotiating with Hamas, which made up of people so twisted with hatred, that they use their children as shields.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: K9, 11/17/2012 11:38:11 PM     (No. 9021357)

“Ahmed Al-Jabari — the strongman of Hamas, the head of its military wing, the man responsible for the abduction of the Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit — was assassinated on Wednesday by Israeli missiles.”

No, he was not “assassinated”. He was well and righteously executed.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: mean Gene, 11/17/2012 11:47:24 PM     (No. 9021366)

Apparently Mr. Baskin missed the fine point seen at Jabari´s funeral.
Not one Hamas leader dared rear his smelly head!
Talk about having to ´lead from behind!´
These guys are being forced to lead from in hiding!
Never a strong tactic for a leader to have to hide.
Israel did the exact right thing.
This time, when Hamas wants a ´cease-fire,´ (hudna) I hope Israel refuses to allow them to re-arm.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 11/18/2012 1:42:43 AM     (No. 9021435)

Well heck if Obe can assassinate Osama as well as at least 5 other Queda leaders then Israel can rid the world of a few too.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: EnsignO´Toole, 11/18/2012 2:41:18 AM     (No. 9021448)

#10 and #11 have my vote.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Japanorama, 11/18/2012 3:35:44 AM     (No. 9021460)

NYT. Never read it.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: suedotsue, 11/18/2012 4:15:57 AM     (No. 9021466)

Good point, what does the Slimes have to say about Obama´s countless assassinations? The Slimes has actually reported on how Obama picks his victims, that he spends a great deal of time picking each one out.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Distorted, 11/18/2012 4:47:32 AM     (No. 9021471)

Maybe Ahmed "refused to have any contact with Israelis," but unfortunately for him Israelis had serious contact with him. Shalom.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: alloysteel, 11/18/2012 5:01:57 AM     (No. 9021475)

You do not reason with or negotiate with rabid dogs. They are shot at first opportunity.

With a couple extra slugs put into the carcass just to make sure.

But don´t use up all the ammunition. There are lots more rabid dogs out there.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/18/2012 5:49:57 AM     (No. 9021491)

He took a few years from a young mans life. Good riddance.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 11/18/2012 9:58:35 AM     (No. 9021827)

Another man who does nor understand how the world works and how human beings actually think and behave - who prefers his fantasy world to the often ugly and dangerous one in which he and the rest of us actually live. One of the problems is that people like him are easy to manipulate by their enemies, who just tell them what they want to hear and encourage them to believe their fantasies represent reality, meanwhile pursuing whatever plans and objectives they have previously determined upon. There might be something wrong with the brains of such naifs and innocents, for they never seem to learn from experience that their wishful thinking is nothing but a product of their own imaginations.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: bumbleshorts, 11/18/2012 10:28:19 AM     (No. 9021880)

A lot of common sense in this thread. The premise in the article itself...bag of hammers.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: LanieLou, 11/18/2012 12:20:16 PM     (No. 9022083)

Looks like Muslim Brotherhood members in the US no longer hiding their affiliations.

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