In the mind of at least one senior American official, the Hezbollah (and ultimately, Iranian-backed) suicide bombing of Israelis on a bus in Bulgaria, is to be understood as "tit for tat".
Tit: Alleged Israeli assassinations of scientists working on a program that has a very good chance of being used by a mad regime to exterminate Jews from the Middle East (and if "Palestine" becomes a radioactive wasteland, so be it).
Tat: Murdering innocent tourists on a bus.
The equivalence should be obvious. Nothing out of the ordinary, here.
Iran's nuclear scientists are not the equivalent of high school teachers, social workers, tourists on vacation or other civilians. They're not even like other scientists. These people are not armed combatants, it is true; but if Iran was using scientists to build a 30,000-ton washing machine or television set to be dropped on Israel from outer space, would those scientists still be considered "civilian" targets?
Nuclear technology can be used to generate electricity or it can be used to build the most fearsome weapons known to humankind. Given Iran's previous threats to destroy the "Zionist entity" and Hezbollah's declared intent to hunt down every Jew they can find, Israel's killing...More >>