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We need to look a closer look at the drone attacks.

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Detectorist, Oct 5, 2012.

  1. Detectorist

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    We should pull out of Pakistan today and let them settle their own differences. Then if whoever ends up in charge attacks us we should obliterate them. It's the best in the long run.
     

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    Pakistan is not our friend...it's our enemy.
     
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    I bet the Pakistaini would rather have drone strikes than the Army launching cross-border raids for every target
     
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    AK_Stick AAAMAD

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    The folly of drone attacks and U.S. strategy
    By Mirza Shahzad Akbar



    Well I think I've seen all I need to see in order to understand the bias that article is written with.
     
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    How is this worse than suicide bombers? We're not trying to kill civilians. Suicide bombers frequently are.
     
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    ...a feeble attempt at Obama bashing. Come on GT, you can do better!
     
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    These are not the drones you are looking for.
     
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    Well, yeah, we're not actively trying to kill civilians (although that is an accepted practice in modern warfare), but since we know that there's a great possibility of collateral damage in these attacks we should either try to minimize it or find another way to win.

    Or better yet, come home and leave Afghanistan to the Afghanis.
     
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    those "civilians and innocent children" are future terrorists, as far as I'm concern
     
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    You don't have a clue, do you. This administration has touted its drone attack program by pointing out how few civilian casualties it's produced. As a matter of fact, of course there are fewer civilian casualties than during the Bush era. It's easy when you count all teenagers and men in the strike zone as terrorists.

    Maybe you're comfortable with murder and war crimes, I'm not. Doesn't matter which administration.
     
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    You cannot kill a culture. Our leaders are lost and make more enemies with every move they attempt to quell the attacks.
     
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    I don't know what the solution is. I do know that murdering entire families is not the answer.
     
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    Bingo. We have a winner.
     
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    Blowback, Bren, Blowback. Regardless of moral issues, what are the long-term consequences?
     
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    Well if you were killing my citizens without consent I would be your enemy too.
     
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    We have minimized civilian casualties.


    What we should do, is stop letting civilians have input on how the war is fought/won.
     
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    Dead terrorists
     
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    If you are "innocent" and don't want to die ... Don't hangout with a terrorist. If you do, your little picnic together might result in some BBQ delivery.

    If you are a terrorist, and you care about your "innocent" friends and family, you might want to keep your distance from them.