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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 304 SunSword 03-Jun-06 01:07
Re: War is Hell 183 Gengus 03-Jun-06 03:24
Re: War is Hell 157 RaVaN 03-Jun-06 07:07
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Re: War is Hell 191 RaVaN 03-Jun-06 10:15
Re: War is Hell 207 PriorityRed 03-Jun-06 05:08
Re: War is Hell 156 SunSword 03-Jun-06 12:24
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Re: War is Hell 182 SunSword 04-Jun-06 01:47
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Re: Outcomes 175 Jergat 03-Jun-06 17:47
Re: Outcomes 219 Thunderbird 03-Jun-06 19:24
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Re: Kill Gene 151 PriorityRed 03-Jun-06 20:56
Nature/Nurture 166 SunSword 04-Jun-06 13:10
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Re: Kill Gene 162 Farseeker 05-Jun-06 17:29
Re: Kill Gene 145 Dave Light 06-Jun-06 12:04
Re: War is Hell 193 Hoppy 05-Jun-06 14:34
Re: War is Hell 146 RaVaN 05-Jun-06 23:40
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Re: Headless Heroes 192 PriorityRed 05-Jun-06 23:51
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