The Congress decisively rejects terrorism, i.e., the system of individual political assassinations, as being a method of political struggle which is most inexpedient at the present time, diverting the best forces from the urgent and imperatively necessary work of organisation and agitation, destroying contact between the revolutionaries and the masses of the revolutionary classes of the population, and spreading both among the revolutionaries themselves and the population in general utterly distorted ideas of the aims and methods of struggle against the autocracy.
"To defeat evil, we may have to traffic in evils: indefinite detention of suspects, coercive interrogations, targeted assassinations, even pre-emptive war."Michael Ignatieff
These events don't constitute assassinations because as far as we are concerned assassinations are only those of heads of state.Duane Clarridge, CIA division chief in charge of Nicaraguan paramilitary operations in Congressional briefing in 1983, on the murders of "civilians and Sandinista officials … heads of cooperatives, nurses, doctors, and judges" by CIA supported Contra guerrillas; as quoted in Washington's War on Nicaragua? (1988) by Holly Sklar, p. 186
In the Middle East, the opposition is quite different than the opposition in advanced countries. In our countries, the opposition takes the form of explosions, assassinations, killings.muammar gaddafi
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