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SunSword wrote:

> So -- people who are trained to kill and break things are now
> accused of killing civilians. Duh. That is what insurgency
> warfare is -- civilians fighting formal military units, and
> innocents being killed, raped, and tortured. This behavior goes
> back to the neolithic at least. Who is surprised?

Perhaps the moral of the story is not to let your leaders take your fighting men and women into false wars?

>
> Regardless of political position, who is surprised that
> warriors kill? Is anyone on this board surprised that "war
> crimes" are occuring in Iraq? They have occured in every war in
> history that I know of of...I don't think people today in
> general are any more "advanced" than our brute knuckle dragging
> ancestors. We are a murderous species.

I brought this incident up a month or so ago, so I'm not sure if you are enraged with this news or just rationalize the murder of innocent people. Maybe its not too late for Iran...

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War is Hell 320 SunSword 03-Jun-06 01:07
Re: War is Hell 195 Gengus 03-Jun-06 03:24
Re: War is Hell 169 RaVaN 03-Jun-06 07:07
Re: War is Hell 212 IanG 03-Jun-06 08:08
Re: War is Hell 203 RaVaN 03-Jun-06 10:15
Re: War is Hell 219 PriorityRed 03-Jun-06 05:08
Re: War is Hell 167 SunSword 03-Jun-06 12:24
Re: War is Hell 171 PriorityRed 03-Jun-06 16:01
Re: War is Hell 194 SunSword 04-Jun-06 01:47
Re: Outcomes 203 Thunderbird 03-Jun-06 17:18
Re: Outcomes 189 Jergat 03-Jun-06 17:47
Re: Outcomes 230 Thunderbird 03-Jun-06 19:24
Kill Gene 177 Citizen Attorney 03-Jun-06 19:34
Re: Kill Gene 162 PriorityRed 03-Jun-06 20:56
Nature/Nurture 178 SunSword 04-Jun-06 13:10
Re: Kill Gene 211 ladyswanca 04-Jun-06 16:34
Re: Kill Gene 185 RaVaN 04-Jun-06 23:52
Re: Kill Gene 184 Hoppy 05-Jun-06 04:05
Re: Kill Gene 181 ladyswanca 05-Jun-06 07:04
Re: Kill Gene 173 Farseeker 05-Jun-06 14:02
Re: Kill Gene 170 ladyswanca 05-Jun-06 16:13
Re: Kill Gene 202 Farseeker 05-Jun-06 16:32
Re: Kill Gene 203 ladyswanca 05-Jun-06 16:54
Re: Kill Gene 233 ladyswanca 05-Jun-06 16:59
Re: Kill Gene 172 Farseeker 05-Jun-06 17:29
Re: Kill Gene 157 Dave Light 06-Jun-06 12:04
Re: War is Hell 205 Hoppy 05-Jun-06 14:34
Re: War is Hell 158 RaVaN 05-Jun-06 23:40
Re: War is Hell 184 Hoppy 06-Jun-06 00:48
Re: War is Hell 189 RaVaN 06-Jun-06 05:03
Re: Headless Heroes 204 PriorityRed 05-Jun-06 23:51
Re: Headless Heroes 197 Hoppy 06-Jun-06 00:51
Re: War is Hell 172 phoboskitty 06-Jun-06 10:51
Re: War is Hell 222 phoboskitty 06-Jun-06 11:01
Re: War is Hell 280 Aarooga 06-Jun-06 13:13


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