January 26, 2012

Haditha Verdict an Indictment of the U.S.

The National, The National

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War is a brutal business, an obvious point but one that cannot be overstated. Its execution demands strong and moral leadership to preserve any semblance of legitimacy. Sacrificing codes of conduct - for vengeance, expediency or both - is the surest way to turn a brutal trade into cold-blooded barbarism.

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