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Mistakes on who's a civilian and who's not

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posted on Nov, 14 2006 @ 07:45 PM
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As the war goes on further and further, it seems we still have a problem on identifing who the enemy is and who the innocent bystandards are.

Every time a soldier shoots a innocent bystandard from confusion, they are brought back to the US and tried for murder in the first degree.

I'd like to hear some opinions on this.

Should they be tried for murder? I know someone looses a life, but its not like al quaida uses unforms.




posted on Nov, 15 2006 @ 12:07 PM
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If you ever go to Iraq you will see that it is a lot like Vietnam, while over there I saw a shiite child stab a sunni police officer. Its nearly impossible to distinguish an enemy from a civilian, especially in the brief moment when you try to asses the threat before shooting.



posted on Nov, 15 2006 @ 07:12 PM
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This is just one of the many reasons there is such a thing as a contract defining the rules of war in the Geneva Conventions. It is also the reason our current enemy does not qualify for the treatment required by that contract and certainly should not qualify for US Citizen rights, ie miranda rights.



 
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