"[Israel] is not entitled to go for this kind of unlawful killing, and we therefore condemn it."
- British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw, speaking of Israel's assassination of Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, March 22, 2004.
"I am fully signed up to the biblical injunction of turning the other cheek in certain circumstances, but that was not one of them. Fighting and defeating this terrorism is the only thing you can do."
- British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw, speaking of 9/11, London Daily Telegraph, March 20, 2004.
Fettmann, Eric. "What's Israel Supposed to Do?" New York Post, March 24, 2004.
Reuters News Staff. "Britain, France Condemn Killing." New York Times, March 22, 2004.
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