However, what Canada and the US don't realise is that rather than embarrassing the Indian government, this will make them more popular with their supporters who will feel that India is showing its muscle against its enemies on foreign soil, just like the US does (with tacit approval from other Western allies).
It was @ndt who was very vocally wrong, he seems to have gone a bit quiet now.
It is all starting to come out in the wash and not looking great for all the frothing at the mouth nationalists.
And here we go .. what about ...
Hopefully they're not dumb enough to post jobs ads on Craigslist ..
The new plans would mark a second chance for Netanyahu, who ordered a botched 1997 attempt to poison Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal in Jordan. The well-documented attempt instead led to the release of Hamas’s spiritual leader, Sheikh Ahmed Yassin.
To the consternation of some Israeli officials who want the latest plans to remain a mystery, Netanyahu telegraphed his intentions in a nationwide address on Nov. 22.
“I have instructed the Mossad to act against the heads of Hamas wherever they are,” he said, referring to Israel’s foreign-intelligence service.https://www.wsj.com/world/middle-eas...r-war-da88e6b9Targeted killings abroad can violate international law and run the risk of blowback from nations in which assassins operate without their permission. In practice, however, Israel and others have pursued targeted killings and weathered the repercussions.
"Whataboutism" is a word that was invented to make sure that individuals/organisations/countries who've got much to answer for won't have to justify themselves for their actions when others see them get away with things they're not actually supposed to do.
Actually the truth is that we live in a world where no one behaves perfectly (yes there are varying degrees) and comparisons of all sorts will always be made as no action happens in a complete vacuum without context. So yes, "what about that", is often a valid question.