- Oct 29, 2002
- Reaction score
- East of Suez
This isn't new or really different.
In the simple sense it isn't 'new', but I agree with Ramon that it's 'different' in the sense that this is a much higher-value (and higher-risk) target.
I'd like to think that all conceivable responses had been wargamed and counter-responses formulated before the decision to assassinate had been taken.
But the Pentagon's linguistic buck-passing makes me fear that they haven't.