Are we so sure that with15 representatives?inacting under the unanimity rule, the deterrent would continue to deter? There may be one finger on the trigger, but there will be15 fingers on the safety catch.
The Federal Budget can and should be made an instrument of prosperity and stability, not a deterrent to recovery.john f. kennedy
One cannot fashion a credible deterrent out of an incredible action.
In Islam there is a line between let's say freedom and the line which is then transgressed into immorality and irresponsibility and I think as far as this writer is concerned, unfortunately, he has been irresponsible with his freedom of speech. Salman Rushdie or indeed any writer who abuses the prophet, or indeed any prophet, under Islamic law, the sentence for that is actually death. It's got to be seen as a deterrent, so that other people should not commit the same mistake again.cat stevens
"Targeted killings" ought to be an effective deterrent. Death is a severe enough punishment to give most people pause, and members of terror organizations other than those being groomed to carry out suicide attacks are not known for being suicidal themselves.