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Response to Arrowhead2k1 (Reply #6)

Sat Oct 6, 2012, 07:55 PM

37. Yes, it is absolutely unfortunate, sad. I am sure he felt he had no choice.

However, this is different from someone killing someone and then leaving the country to avoid prosecution and aligning with another regime. Huey P. Newton comes to mind, as he murdered John Frey, then "defected" to Cuba.

I wish that he thought about the situation more clearly, perhaps found a way to incapacitate his fellow military men. I think in his mind he felt that had he started walking to defect he would've assuredly been shot in the back. And that probably is a fair assessment.

He may be able to rid himself of the guilt because he could convince himself had he incapacitated those men they may have wound up in a labor camp for failing to fulfill their duties. At the bare minimum tortured to be sure that they weren't in on it by letting him go, etc.

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