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Is it acceptable to specifically target military leaders for assassination?

Originally published on Published Online: March 04, 2013 
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The April 1943 mission to intercept and kill Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, architect of the Pearl Harbor attack, set a military precedent. Do you think it is acceptable to specifically target military leaders like Yamamoto for assassination?

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2 Responses to “Is it acceptable to specifically target military leaders for assassination?”

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    Mario Lira Junior says:

    Both military and civilian leaders should be considered fair game. After all, they are the ultimate fighters in the war. In some instances, though, that may not be an interesting approach, from a tactical/strategic point of view, and most often it is not a feasible approach.

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    Ron Sandberg says:

    It is WAR.People get killed.dont win by playing fair!!!

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