Victor Davis Hanson comments
on the crises of the Middle East, the mores of America, and our postmodern pretensions. "We are living in another Soviet, a 21st-century sort in which we nod to official pieties and mouth politically correct banalities while in our private lives, for our safety, well-being -- and sanity -- we conduct ourselves according to altogether different premises." Do read. I think he is right on in the standards that many apply to Israel.
Update: A clip from The West Wing
that is relevant to a part of this discussion, in regards to targeting individuals for assassination.