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IntiRaymi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-14-06 05:51 PM
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10. The IDF has hit bottom.
If they can't protect a 20 odd kilometer long supply trains, then they are virtually ineffective as a force of occupation.
Anyone knows this. Napoleon did, Gustavus Adolphus did, the US Army is big on this, this is standard knowledge - nothing detracts from your mission more than the complete and utter loss of legitimacy. Wars are waged at ALL levels, top-down, and this is grave error, at the highest level, to have to resort to forcible expropriations for sustenance.
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  -IDF general: Troops lacking food can steal from Lebanese stores Scurrilous  Aug-14-06 02:50 PM   #0 
  - WTF has happened to humanity?  fooj   Aug-14-06 02:52 PM   #1 
  - Isn't "pillaging" disallowed under international law?  htuttle   Aug-14-06 02:53 PM   #2 
  - To trivialize pillaging down to stealing bottled water for  igil   Aug-15-06 10:19 AM   #11 
     - Well, I never compared this to those actions  htuttle   Aug-15-06 05:22 PM   #12 
  - that's a Geneva Conventions violation IIRC....  mike_c   Aug-14-06 02:56 PM   #3 
  - War crimes:  Scurrilous   Aug-14-06 03:01 PM   #5 
  - Gee, it sounds like Haliburton must have the contract to supply  NCevilDUer   Aug-14-06 02:56 PM   #4 
  - Is he saying that IDF has forces that are cut off?  endarkenment   Aug-14-06 03:10 PM   #6 
  - In NOLA they'd be referred to as looters!  tnlefty   Aug-14-06 03:18 PM   #7 
  - Well , if you continously kill civilians , mere stealing is nothing in ..  UndertheOcean   Aug-14-06 03:27 PM   #8 
  - Whoops...strike that comment:  Scurrilous   Aug-14-06 04:03 PM   #9 
  - The IDF has hit bottom.  IntiRaymi   Aug-14-06 05:51 PM   #10 
 

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