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Turborama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-05-10 05:08 PM
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111. Wikileaks' Editor described it really well to The Guardian in their article about this
Exactly the point you bring up about the kind of mindset they have which makes them behave this way...

"Why would anyone be so relaxed with two Apaches if someone was carrying an RPG and that person was an enemy of the United States?" he said. "The behaviour of the pilots is like a computer game. When Saeed is crawling, clearly unable to do anything, their response is: come on buddy, we want to kill you, just pick up a weapon ... It appears to be a desire to get a higher score, or a higher number of kills."


Full article: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/apr/05/wikileaks-u...

Posted in GD, too: http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...
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