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Sequelae to preemption

Reader comment on item: [Lee Harris on Why the U.S. is] Discarding War's Rules

Submitted by Alan E. Geller (United States), Jul 22, 2003 at 09:00

When we act forcefully and kill our enemies and in the process kill noncombatants/ civilians, doesn't this diminish our civilization. Can we behave violently in a dirty war where we know we are killing innocent people and not have this influence our relationships with our own fellow citizens?
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