During a panel discussion on Wednesday’s NBC Today, attorney Star Jones and the network’s chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman hyperventilated over Britain’s Prince Harry revealing in interviews that he killed Taliban fighters during combat in Afghanistan. Jones fretted: “Why do you need to antagonize the Taliban?”

Snyderman chimed in: “I thought he jumped the shark when he was shown playing video games and then it was, ‘Oh my God, we killed people.'” Co-host Matt Lauer sparked the exchange by wondering: “He talks about his missions, the missions he went on where he was fired upon by the Taliban and returned fire, killing some members of the Taliban. And he takes it kind of matter-of-factly….What do you think about it? Is it okay?”

In part, the Prince told reporters: “Yes, we fire when we have to, take a life to save a life, but essentially we’re more of a deterrent than anything else. If there’s people trying to do bad stuff to our guys, then we’ll take them out of the game, I suppose.”