America isn't fighting wars right

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    Pretty much every war since World War II has been fought incorrectly. America is just fighting lightweight wars, which is terrible. This is the reason we see wars last a long time (Korea, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Iraq, etc.). If we actually invaded our enemies, things would be different. Right now we worry more about collateral damage than we do about winning the war. It's supposed to be a war, bad things happen from time to time, we have to roll with the punches. Had we launched a full scale invasion of Iraq, I guarantee you the war would be have been over almost instantly. Same goes for all of the other wars America has fought in since World War II. Politicians are making military decisions, and that is why we are stuck in unnecessarily long and bloody wars that last 5+ years. It's gotten so ridiculous now, if a soldier is being shot at by a terrorist, but the terrorist sets his gun down and just walks away (but doesn't surrender), you aren't supposed to kill him anymore, despite the fact that he was trying to kill you a second ago, and will most likely try to kill you or another American later.
     
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    if the war is not worth giving our all to protect ourselves, then it is an unnecessary war..... iraq and now afghanistan are unnecessary wars.....undeclared, unconstitutional, wars imho....especially since neither have congress declared war as per the constitution, with 2/3's of congress required to vote in favor.
     
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    "Look at what Israel does. If they find a terrorist sniper in an enemy building, they just level the entire building. If there were civilians inside, then they should have gotten the fuck out when he started shooting." (not a quote by me)
     
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    YOU are missing the point....

    we should NEVER send our military men and women in to war and their possible deaths unless it is absolutely necessary, unless we are under attack or in immediate danger of being attacked.

    if we are under attack or in imminent danger, then we would have no qualms with declaring war with 2/3's of congress voting yes and giving it our all...in it to win....in it to beat the crap out of the enemy that is trying to harm us.

    the problem is we are in wars of CHOICE, not wars involved with our country's imminent danger.....that's why we are not kicking butt and winning them in less than a year.....that is why the rules of engagement are not heavy handed....the enemy is not a country but just a handful of bad guys, with a lot of collateral damage people who are INNOCENT, who are not the enemy that is trying to harm our country.

    NO, killing innocent people without thought or consideration IS NOT the right way to go....it is immoral, it is unethical, it is murder and it is wrong....
     
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    I guess the latest version of Call to Duty is out. :trolls:
     
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    In all fairness the Gulf War lasted what 6-7 months?
     
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    If a nation must go to war, it must completely overwhelm the enemy. Throughout history, civilians have been considered collateral damage. We as a nation are so concerned with collateral damage in conflicts that we cannot utterly destroy an enemy. The only wars the US can win on its own, are against third-rate dictatorships with significantly inferior armed forces (Grenada, Panama). It only won against Iraq because of assistance from other nations. The american public cannot tolerate casualties in large numbers (Vietnam), they begin demanding that our troops run with their tails between their legs back to the US. The US had actually destroyed the Viet Cong and beaten back the NVA regulars, but the public screamed for us to get out, thus we fled like cowards back home.
    Muslim nations could band together, send troop ships to our shores and invade. After racking up significant casualties of US personnel and civilians, the cowardly american civilian populace would cry out for peace. Russia knows how to deal with conflicts (Chechnya and Georgia), they use massive brute force. It's harsh and terrible...but...it's also successful.
     
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    5:50 : "This whole country has a manhood problem, big manhood problem in the USA. You can tell from the language we use, language always gives you away. What did we do wrong in Vietnam? 'We PULLED OUT!' Not a very manly thing to do, is it? When you are fucking people, you gotta stay in there and fuck them good, fuck them all the way, fuck them to DEATH. Fuck 'em to DEATH! Fuck 'em to DEATH! Stay in there and keep fucking them until they're ALL DEAD! We left a few women and children alive in Vietnam and we haven't felt good about ourselves since."
     
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    anyone else notice that the posting style is the same as the o/p?

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