Tuesday, November 05, 2002

Israel or Tom Clancy?-This was like a piece out of a good geopolitical thriller-the CIA killed a key al Qaeda guy in Yemen with a missile fired from a Predator unarmed drone. This seems to be a good thing, but it reminds me of the Israeli tactic of firing on key terrorists with missiles when they get a clean shot. Half military maneuver, half assassination. I'm not sure if we quite have the stomach for such tactics in the long haul.

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