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Response to Warpy (Reply #1)

Thu Aug 29, 2013, 11:05 PM

8. "We can only hope our "enemies" are more humane than we have been."

That's the problem: they aren't.

History of Wars will not change b/c we wish it would.

When wars start, nobody knows when and how they will end.

Nobody knows which one of the enemies involved will want to be seen as the most inhumane.

That's why the Pentagon will never be reigned in. It spends a little less now due to more reliance on high technology (drones, satellites, et al), and less reliance on personnel forces.

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