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'Dangerous precedents' follow Bin Laden assassination


What sort of precedent has the killing of Osama Bin Laden set? Although there has been widespread praise for President Obama's order, will we now see a free-for-all, where any country feels it is legitimate to take out their enemies wherever they are? Geoffrey Robertson QC and Danny Yatom, former head of Mossad, debate the legal implications of Bin Laden's death.

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