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Eye for An Eye

3 May

Rob Kneebone

On the murder of Bin Laden…

Despite the fact he was an evil man, I am still unconvinced that punishment-by-death was the right way to go; instead, putting him in front of a global audience, forced to explain his atrocities to his victims’ families, would, perhaps, be a suitable start. And let’s not forget the American government were the ones who funded Al Qaeda and the Taliban in the first place and it was the CIA who trained its militants. The American and British government’s ideology of revenge is not a healthy way to make progress on the peace front. Osama’s death will result only in more revenge attacks on the US and the rest of the world and see many more innocent civilians meet an early grave. Continue reading