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brettjv Donating Member (42 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-06-10 11:36 AM
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259. If this were in the US itself
Edited on Tue Apr-06-10 11:42 AM by brettjv
... and these were armed invaders walking our streets, then the first shooting I'd consider an acceptable mistake.

But this is THEIR country, not ours. Our standards for firing upon their citizens should be MUCH MUCH higher that what was exhibited here.

You're in a helicopter for god sake. How about you just friggin fly further away, out of RPG range, as a first course of action, and observe, and make sure that you are correct in your assessment that what you think is an RPG ... is? How about you watch and see whether these people take up an offensive stance?

And I'm sorry, but firing on the guys in the van is just completely over the top wrong and illegal. And the soldiers comments surrounding it are bloodthirsty and despicable.

That was illegal by Geneva Conventions without a doubt.

We just have NO RIGHT to be doing this shit in someone else's country that we invaded under false pretenses to begin with.

It's all just so friggin wrong.
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