Boyle said the so-called "targeted killing" of human beings in a non-battlefield situation is "pure murder" under basic principles of Anglo-American common law and international criminal law.
Originally Posted By: pondering it all
That just demonstrates that those laws are antiquated: They do not take into account a war that can occur without soldiers, cavalry, and cannons on a battlefield....They continue to be obsolete now that we have asymmetric warfare in which a few individuals can wreak havoc and mass casualties upon the civilian populations of their enemies.

I am sure that Hitler would have approved of your elastic sense of morality.

How nice to know that American soldiers need fear no interference when they behave worse than maurauding Huns in countries that have never done the USA any harm.