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#1 Killing people in war. Who'd thought it? /sarc off
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-01-23 00:17||
#2 "Prince Harry returns to a life of idleness and luxury, unlike most soldiers who face unemployment, austerity and social problems."
No Ms German, he just has to face twits like you.
Posted by Uleanter Spusosh4792 2013-01-23 00:50||
#3 ....called the 28-year-old's comments "crass", and asked how he knew those he'd killed were actually members of the Taliban.
They were all reading copies of.... "A People's History of London".
Posted by Besoeker 2013-01-23 03:11||
#4 Not anti-war, they just support the other side.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2013-01-23 10:05||
#5 "is hardly likely to win hearts and minds"
Probably not the hearts and minds of schoolgirl killers but I don't see a downside here
Posted by European Conservative 2013-01-23 10:13||
#6 asked how he knew those he'd killed were actually members of the Taliban.
Because they were shooting at him? I'm amused people are upset about this. Maybe his bro Charlie has set a bad example, but what did they think Harry was doing over there in an attack helicopter?
Posted by SteveS 2013-01-23 10:27||
#7 I remember a former colleague telling me about the difficulty he had leading brave Montagnard fighters in Vietnam. For them there was no grey area... "all Vietnamese are enemy"
Posted by Besoeker 2013-01-23 10:40||
#8 I guess was people's "sensitivity" that prevented him from answering "Anyone who runs is a Taliban. Anyone who stands still is a well disciplined Taliban."
Posted by Lowspark 2013-01-23 10:41||
#9 1. Two riders, Chinese motorcycle, red in colour.
2. Vectoring from west to east from PAK.
3. Rider on back has an AK.
4. Bulging carpet saddlebags.
5. Driver waiving to ABP guards at border outpost.
6. Rider on back using cellie to report position.
Good enough, you are CLEARED TO ENGAGE!
Posted by Besoeker 2013-01-23 10:51||
#10 Maybe his bro Charlie has set a bad example
Harry and William are Charles' sons.
Posted by lotp 2013-01-23 12:16||
#11 Harry and William are Charles' sons.
Doh! I actually know that. /me blames lack of coffee
Posted by SteveS 2013-01-23 14:26||
#12 "win hearts and minds - a supposed aim of the war"
The original aim of this war was to let the Taliban share in the terrorist's fate, i.e. to hunt them down and to kill them.(*)
To put it bluntly the objective was to avenge 9/11 and to restore deterrence by obliterating the Taliban.
(*)It is true that the Bush administration went wobbly as early as October 2001 but that is another story.
Posted by Elmerert Hupens2660 2013-01-23 15:57||
#13 Besoeker, Montgnard or ROK, I'd gladly follow either through a village. With ROKs, nothing was left. I always thought that was the way you fought wars.
#14 Thank you Golunter, for your service and contributions to the fight against communism. I salute you!
Posted by Besoeker 2013-01-23 16:40||
#15 "Prince Harry returns to a life of idleness and luxury, unlike most soldiers who face unemployment, austerity and social problems."
What I really like about Prince Harry is that he chose to leave a life of idleness and luxury TWICE to serve in Afghanistan. His first tour was cut short when a journalist revealed the unit he was serving with. Then he chose to become an attack helicopter pilot. Good on him!
Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2013-01-23 18:21||
#16 IIRC the Hard Boyz put a high bounty on Vegas Harry's head when they learned vee the MSM-Net that the Prince was coming to AFPAK Region for military duty. PUBLIC MILTERR THREATS AGZ THE UK ROYAL FAMILY WERE ALSO MADE AT THE TIME.
Correct me iff I'm wrong, but AFAIK the bounty on the Nekkid Prince, + threats agz the UK Royal Family in general STILL STAND???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-01-23 20:32||