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Posted by Fred 2012-07-18 00:00||
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File under: al-Qaeda in Pakistan
#1 The taliban know we care more about their children than they do. It's a weakness they exploit.
Can't wait for an army of children, each armed with a grenade and told they're going to heaven, to assault a US position. What a mess, especially for the US troops afterwards.
Wretchard once suggested the Islamists might think of forcing us to do something we simply won't do. Use of kids is not out of the question, is it?
#2 I believe the Iranians did this during their war with Iraq.
Posted by bman 2012-07-18 10:16||
KOrect. But the kids were sent against Iraqis who, as has been frequently noted, are Muslim. Didn't seem to mind. Nor, for that matter, get much bad press in the west for slaughtering kids. Neither side did. I'm thinking there's a principle at work here. If I could just get a couple of minutes without interruption, I could probably figure out what it is.