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2011-05-04 Europe
Spiegel:Justice, American Style Was Bin Laden's Killing Legal?
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Posted by Nimble Spemble 2011-05-04 08:33|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [371 views ]  Top

#1 We don't need no stinkin' badges!"
Posted by JohnQC 2011-05-04 09:36||   2011-05-04 09:36|| Front Page Top

#2 There's no moral superiority like German moral superiority.
Posted by charger 2011-05-04 12:12||   2011-05-04 12:12|| Front Page Top

#3 But if bin Laden was no longer a leader, it would no longer be permissible to treat him as an enemy combatant or kill him.

Well sport...right there's the monkey in yer wrench. Ya see, it's perfectly legal to extinguish "enemy combatants". And well...Binny was...yes indeed...designated as an enemy combatant. Pretty sure your tortured logic wouldn't erase that fact. Next time you might wanna try leaving out the unprovable hypotheticals in your legal arguments. But nice try anyway.
Posted by DepotGuy 2011-05-04 12:41||   2011-05-04 12:41|| Front Page Top

#4 There's a serious disconnect between published opinion and what the public actually thinks in Germany.
Posted by European Conservative 2011-05-04 21:25||   2011-05-04 21:25|| Front Page Top

#5 But for the sake of humanity: Next time you go after a terrorist, take a German law professor with you who can tell the terrorist to surrender peacefully.

Win Win
Posted by European Conservative 2011-05-04 21:35||   2011-05-04 21:35|| Front Page Top

#6 "Next time you go after a terrorist, take a German law professor with you who can tell the terrorist to surrender peacefully. Win Win."

Particularly if you make sure the prof's in front, EC :-D
Posted by Barbara Skolaut 2011-05-04 23:36||   2011-05-04 23:36|| Front Page Top

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