Quote: Originally Posted by earth_as_one
What part of "unreasonable and excessive force" are you having a hard time understanding?
I understand unreasonable and excessive force.
I taught armed guards how to avoid unreasonable and excessive force.
In Canadian law, lethal force can ONLY be used if you or another person are in immediate danger of death or grievous bodily harm.
The Islamist idiots seeking martyrdom on the Mavi definitely were attempting to cause the IDF troopers "death or grievous bodily harm"
Therefore, lethal force, even under mild Canadian rules, was absolutely called for, was completely justified......
And the UN Report is full of it, IMHO merely attempting to "balance" their finding that the Gaza blockade was legal.
Just let me add that if any of my trainees had asked me what to do in such a stuation, my answer would have been "Start shooting.......stop when there is no one else wielding a weapon.......that isn't wearing a uniform"
Last edited by Colpy; Sep 4th, 2011 at 09:15 AM..