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The Iraq war involves errors in tactics, not errors of principle

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Submitted by shane lindstrom (United States), Dec 6, 2005 at 10:54

"The Iraq war involves errors in tactics, not errors of principle."

Mr. Pipes, ... Please defend the above statement.

A preemptive attack on another country based on manipulated "intelligence". State-sanctioned torture. These are not "errors of tactics". This is the total gutting of the principles that my country USED to stand for.

Torture is now a tactic. Chossing to start a war is now a tactic.

What priciples do we have left?

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