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Monday, April 11, 2011
Let each and every bad guy know he’s never safe
Today I’ve been dry-eyed. No tears from me over the deaths of two men in Sudan last Tuesday. Their car was hit by a missile . It’s unclear if the missile was an air-to-ground  or ground-to-ground one . Arab news sources reported one of the men was a senior Hamas arms smuggler . DEBKAfile said the smuggler was organizing a shipment of mustard gas and nerve gas bought by Hamas and Hizbollah, with Iran’s help, from Libyan rebels who’d looted Gaddafi’s stockpiles . This account’s credible. Likely even. Whether the strike’s morally defensible, or even legal, bothers me not. Israel does what she has to do. Because for her it’s backs-to-the-wall stuff. But if it was an air-to-ground fired from an unmanned aerial vehicle [UAV], I marvel at the strike’s technology. While it describes slightly different hardware, this gizmodo article provides some insight  Likely the car was ‘painted’ by a laser beam – possibly from a satellite – and the UAV's missile homed in on that ‘paint’. Whether the strike was from the air or the ground, as I’ve written: He who lives by the sword, dies by the sword . So let each and every bad guy know he’s never safe. Amen.