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October 31, 2005
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Yitzhak Rabin’s assassin should have been killed rather than arrested and jailed, a former Shin Bet director said. Carmi Gillon, who retired from the Israeli security service in disgrace after its bodyguards failed to prevent Rabin’s shooting at a 1995 peace rally, said Sunday that the survival of the assassin, Yigal Amir, was a triumph for Jewish extremism.

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