Is it fair to re­ward killing an ally?

The Hamilton Spectator - - OPINION - RE: Khadr de­served some jus­tice (July 12)

Quoting Azeezah Kanji, a le­gal an­a­lyst com­ment­ing in this piece:

“Khadr was charged as a war crim­i­nal for al­legedly killing an Amer­i­can sol­dier (Speer) — but killing an en­emy sol­dier in com­bat is not a war crime.”

Sounds like she tries to ex­plain and con­vince us about the jus­tice be­hind the mil­lions given to Khadr, but she rec­og­nizes Khadr killed “an en­emy sol­dier in com­bat.” On whose side was Khadr fight­ing? As a “Cana­dian” join­ing a ter­ror­ist or­ga­ni­za­tion in the Mid­dle East, fight­ing and killing U.S. troops, our al­lies and mem­bers of the coali­tion. Shouldn’t it be con­sid­ered as trea­son?

Is it fair to re­ward this kind of ac­tions? Ap­par­ently for Ms. Kanji it is. Car­los So­mocur­cio, Wa­ter­down

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