The Bin Ladin Killing
Rabbi Shlomo Yaffe discusses Torah law vs. the secular approach to terrorists, piracy or rogue states. What is the legal basis for targeted assassination? What does the Torah say?
Contemporary Secular Law vs. the Torah Approach
By Rabbi Shlomo Yaffe
Do the laws of war and international criminal justice adequately address unusual cases such as terrorists, piracy or rogue states? What is the legal basis for targeted assassination? A contrast between contemporary, secular legal thought and the Torah's judicial system.