Skip to comments.Palestinian Violations of International Law
Posted on 01/07/2009 8:39:10 PM PST by jerusalemjudy
The rule of distinction requires combatants to aim all their attacks at legitimate targets. Attacks deliberately aimed at civilians are war crimes. A corollary of the rule of distinction is a ban on the use of weapons that are incapable of being properly aimed. The rockets used by the Palestinian attackers cannot be aimed at specific targets and are launched at urban areas. This means that the very use of these weapons violates international law.
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It’s difficult to believe that any sentient adult could believe that warfare could possibly be as exsanguinous as these “laws of war” suggest. It’s very difficult to take them seriously.
KGO radio in San Francisco, of course.
And the UN shows it true colors by ignoring this.
Why the he*k haven’t we kicked them out of their seedy old building in NYC? Let them move to Harare, where they’ll be far more at home.
> As I posted earlier, I heard a radio talk show host say that Hamas was shooting nothing more than big bottle rockets.
I recall. The Laws of War suggest that those would be unlawful because they cannot be aimed at legitimate military targets.
Problem is, neither can napalm or cluster bombs or landmines or...