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An '''assassin''' is person who aims to kill a person without bringing to bear an attack with conventional [[weapon]]ry. A number of [[Europe]]an [[king]]s were disposed of in this way.
 
An '''assassin''' is person who aims to kill a person without bringing to bear an attack with conventional [[weapon]]ry. A number of [[Europe]]an [[king]]s were disposed of in this way.
   
The use of '''assassin'''s is well outside the rules of [[war]] but is, and was, a preferred way of removing polital leaders under certain circumstances.
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The use of '''assassin'''s is well outside the rules of [[war]] but is, and was, a preferred way of removing political leaders under certain circumstances.

Revision as of 18:06, 9 June 2004

An assassin is person who aims to kill a person without bringing to bear an attack with conventional weaponry. A number of European kings were disposed of in this way.

The use of assassins is well outside the rules of war but is, and was, a preferred way of removing political leaders under certain circumstances.