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Embedded CNN reporter doubts Haditha charges…
Originally posted by Yumi
Wait, so she wasn't there, but says the people who were are wrong? I don't understand, your Military says they did it, the other Marines say they did it, the people who saw them do it say they did it, but one woman who wasn't there says it didn't happen and you believe her?
How does the saying go, I have a bridge in Brooklyn to sell you?
Originally posted by opensecret1150
The first casualty of war is the truth. While it may not be easy to swallow, the US is totally in the wrong to be in Iraq. We a aggessors in an illegal war, and piles of evidence point towards wide-spread atrocities and war crimes being committed by our troops. I am sure it will all come out in 20 years or so. More than a few "bad apples" I am afraid, rather a culture which has devalued Iraqi life to the point that our troops are wantonly massacaring civilians and torturing and murdering innocent internees.
I don't "support the troops".
Good for you. By the way, nice job being blind to the thousands of Iraqi dead at the hands of IRANIAN, AND SYRIAN insurgents.
Don't get me wrong, theres blood on our hands, but they have it on theirs as well. Folks like you amaze me, somehow, to you this is worse, and more of a crime, than a syrian car bomber killing 40 children at school. I suppose the car bomber was just a poor freedom figther trying to protect iraqis by coming from his country, to theirs, and killing their kids. That's also not forget that bad habit of iraqi civilians to take their daily stroll right in the middle of a firefight, or their habit of staying inside a building right next to a enemy position. By why should I waste my time on you, we're all bad guys, and everyone killed or captured by us is innocent, ok great.
What is it in the human mind that decides that a side in a war is right, and the other wrong? I happen to think if you've fallen to the level of killing someone for profit, or a political differences you're no better than a dog.
War is great business, it just is. And you think it's all Bush's friends, and US Defense contractors making huge profits, and I also suppose you think AK-47 ammo, and rpgs, just happen to fall out of the sky and into "freedom fighters" hands? Please pal grow up. The people behind this war, don't want it to end anytime soon, not on our side, not on theirs, the moneys just to damn good, and in the end, the soldiers, and civilians, are just pawns in the worlds dirtiest business deal. Trust me folks, if Al Gore would have won, we'd still be in the exact same spot we are right now in Iraq.
Don't try to turn this around and claim I'm justifying anything, but I have to wonder, I never knew the ATS member roster was so full of bigots. Those poor arab's being raped and murdered by those evil whites, but screw Africa and those blacks, cause they dont' put anything in the tank in my car, and who cares about hundreds murdered on tape in the Ivory Coast, or the tens of thousands of dead in the congo, somolia, sudan, liberia, ect, ect, ect. No one cares about africa, cause what happens their, doesn't effect your pretty, ignorant, blissful lifestyles.
Originally posted by shots
One kid knew the bomb was going to go off before it happened. Hmmmm, really sounds like a propaganda ploy to me.
I don't know the ins and outs of this, unlike some I wouldn't claim to if I wasn't there, but I know enough about war to know that stories of 'our side always and in every instance good' and 'their side always and in every instance bad' are rarely if ever the truth of the situation.