How to Kill a Terrorist
Five ways to take out the world's worst.
Bomb from 10,000 Feet
From 10,000 feet above the earth it can be tough to tell friend from foe, but President Obama has made the unmanned MQ-1 Predator the United States' weapon of choice for fighting terrorism in northwest Pakistan and the surrounding regions. Predator drone attacks have drawn intense criticism and protests for causing civilian deaths, but they are also very effective at their primary goal: killing terrorists. The New America Foundation estimates that as many as 1,800 militants--including 33 leaders--have been killed by drones since 2004, with roughly 95 percent of those deaths coming since 2008.
Dress Like a Woman
Gender confusion can work wonders in the counterterrorism world. Just ask former Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak. If Steven Spielberg's Munich is to be believed--and that's a big if--Barak wore a wig and high heels as he led his commandos during the 1973 Operation Spring of Youth, a retaliatory effort against the Palestine Liberation Organization for the 1972 massacre of Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics.
Blow up his Car
There's no more effective way to kill a targeted terrorist than to put an explosive device beneath the gasoline-filled two-ton death machine he's driving. …