The Utility of Assassination

February 2010
Middle East Reporter (Weekly Edition);2/27/2010, Vol. 136 Issue 1191, p11
The article discusses the apparent Israeli assassination of a Hamas Operative in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It addresses the effectiveness of assassination in engaging covert warfare, which may represent a solution to the military and political threats in the organizations. It notes that assassination is not without cost, and all actions must be evaluated rigorously in terms of cost versus benefit.


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