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Old 18.12.2009, 18:04
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Re: Israel - Palestine - Part 2

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We've discussed this so many times before: the definition of a terrorist is clear: someone who indiscriminately attacks civilians to scare other civilian to achieve a political goal.
So, non-terrorist incidents include:

The Al-Qaeda attack on the USS Cole
Provisional IRA attacks at Hyde Park and Regents Park and many others

I don't accept your definition. Few would.

As for Lehi, they saw themselves as terrorists:

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Neither Jewish ethics nor Jewish tradition can disqualify terrorism as a means of combat. We are very far from having any moral qualms as far as our national war goes. We have before us the command of the Torah, whose morality surpasses that of any other body of laws in the world: "Ye shall blot them out to the last man." But first and foremost, terrorism is for us a part of the political battle being conducted under the present circumstances, and it has a great part to play: speaking in a clear voice to the whole world, as well as to our wretched brethren outside this land, it proclaims our war against the occupier. We are particularly far from this sort of hesitation in regard to an enemy whose moral perversion is admitted by all.
This is from a Lehi publication He Khazit (underground publication of Lehi), Issue 2, August 1943 (via Wiki)
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