Mohammed Nimnim, a commander in the Army of Islam group in the Gaza Strip, was assassinated today by the Israeli government in what Gaza security forces say was a car bombing, with an explosive planted under the driver’s seat of his car.
Israeli military officials confirmed the attack, saying they had worked with Shin Bet on the assassination and describing Nimnim as a “ticking bomb” who was planning attacks in Sinai.
That Israel assassinated somebody is hardly news, however. Rather the Israeli military spokeswoman’s response to questions regarding US involvement has raised speculation that the US indeed “cleared” the assassination before it happened.
“Without getting specifically into more details, I can tell you there is very good cooperation between us and the Americans” the spokeswoman insisted.
The “Army of Islam” group is an al-Qaeda styled movement, and has recently clashed with the Hamas government in the Gaza Strip. The group was also involved in the kidnapping of BBC reporter Alan Johnston in 2007.
16 thoughts on “Israel Hints It Cleared Killing of Gaza Islamist With US”
There's an old saying that says: Birds of a feather flock together.
The U.S. and Israel are identical twins, one being a smaller version of the other. They share the same traits, the same love of violence, the same duplicity, the same imperialism. You can't tell them apart.
They are both ugly and immoral. They both think that the world was made for their pleasure and exploitation. They both see themselves as superior to all others.
Someone should buy them both a large mirror. They might get a shock!
So, why is the try to kill a politician who betrays his own people called "terrorism"?
Cleared with the U.S.? Doesn't it normally work the other way around?
More apologetics for the terrorists and polemics for those fighting the terrorists from the folks at antiwar.com… go figure
“The “Army of Islam” group is an al-Qaeda styled movement”
Oh yeah gotta get that ALQ propaganda in there to keep Isrmerica’s GWOT going..
Perhaps the STL should send its investigators to see if there are any similarities between this device and the one that killed Rafik Hariri.
Make love not war
One terrorist state to another. Both Israel, and the United States represent unbridled greed, state terror war's against non-threatening nations, and a disgust for human rights. Israel will get what they deserve. It is only a matter of time…
I read about the assassination today. Ii boggles my mind, how two countries that hold the "Ten Commandment" in such esteem condone assassination? Do they think God gave them ten suggestions?" They're aware of the penalties, do they think the Ten Commandments apply to everyone but them?
After 62 years of killing etc., don't they think there's a better way? A country that exists because of its military and the strength of its amoral ally is doomed to failure, not because I say so but because God says so.
isn't murder by assassination terrorism?
This is a really funny article, when did the terrorists of the shittylittlestate had to clear with anyone in order to kill even women and children?
There is no Palestinian people. Egypt occupied Gaza after the 48 war and Jordan the West Bank–"Palestinians" are Egyptians and Jordanian.
So this gives shittylittlestan the right to kill women and children? I will not argue your post because you are not worth it but this help people notice how you try to troll out of topic.
Can you answer my question above?
I don't understand why old-fashioned concepts of law and proof are out the window. Everything is like "24" "ticking time bomb – must assassinate or torture" and the incipient Hitler's are everywhere. It seems like a fever dream. Does no one ask himself as the late Jacob Bronowski asked (although he was referring to Hitler at Auschwitz and did not project so far forward), quoting Oliver Cromwell, "I beseech you in the bowels of Christ, think it possible that you may be mistaken."
Oh, but no one has time for doubt anymore. Certainty glitters bright and offers its swift sword to the executioner.
U.S. Code Title 22, Ch.38, Para. 2656f(d)
(2) the term “terrorism” means premeditated, politically motivated violence perpetrated against noncombatant targets by subnational groups or clandestine agents.
Israel, by the standard of US law, is now an official terrorist nation- and if the USG had any knowledge of this act, that makes this nation an accomplice.
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