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#225483 - 06/11/12 01:34 PM Re: U.S. Drone Policy [Re: numan]
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Stung by furious Afghan criticism of an airstrike that killed 18 civilians last week, most of them women and children, the NATO force has agreed to refrain from aerial bombardment of residential buildings, a military spokesman said Sunday.
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Seeking to reduce civilian casualties and collateral damage, the Pentagon will soon deploy a new generation of drones the size of model planes, packing tiny explosive warheads that can be delivered with pinpoint accuracy.
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#225486 - 06/11/12 01:54 PM Re: U.S. Drone Policy [Re: itstarted]
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And this is supposed to make things better?
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#225487 - 06/11/12 01:57 PM Re: U.S. Drone Policy [Re: itstarted]
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Originally Posted By: numan
Originally Posted By: NW Ponderer
Ideologues will always find justifications for shedding blood in their causes, and some are simply sociopathic.
Aren't those mainly the Rich and Powerful -- the people who run the country?
Originally Posted By: Ken Condon
Has there ever been a country or Kingdom in the history of the world run by the Poor and Weak? If so I would like to hear about it.

How clever of you to focus on our Rulers' wealth and power, and avoid considering their ideology and sociopathy ! wink
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#225491 - 06/11/12 02:28 PM Re: U.S. Drone Policy [Re: numan]
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Originally Posted By: numan
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And this is supposed to make things better?

Yes.
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#225492 - 06/11/12 02:29 PM Re: U.S. Drone Policy [Re: numan]
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Numan, do you ever read what you write? You were the one raising the "rich and powerful"
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#225505 - 06/11/12 04:22 PM Re: U.S. Drone Policy [Re: Phil Hoskins]
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Numan, do you ever read what you write?

He can't. He ignores himself.
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