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Assassination

  1. Fernando R. Teson

Published Online: 1 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781444367072.wbiee454

The International Encyclopedia of Ethics

How to Cite

Teson, F. R. 2013. Assassination. The International Encyclopedia of Ethics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 FEB 2013

Abstract

Assassination is the extrajudicial intentional killing of an identified person for a political purpose.

Keywords:

  • terrorism;
  • war and conflict