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Leonard Small

Roundtable on Targeted Killing: Lawyering and Targeted Killing

[Models of the UCAV's Elbit Hermes 900, 450 and 180 at the Paris Air Show 2009. Image by Tangopaso]

[This is the third part of a six-part series associated with a Jadaliyya roundtable discussing targeted killings . Participants include Richard Falk, Nathan Freed Wessler, Pardiss Kabriaei, Leonard Small, and Lisa Hajjar. Click here for the introduction to the roundtable.]  The practice now commonly termed “targeted killing” was, before the turn of the twenty-first century, referred to as “assassination.” Both terms refer to ...

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Leonard Small


Leonard Small is a doctoral student in Political Science and Law. He is writing his dissertation on the history and legality of assassination and targeted killing in the US and Israel.