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2009-05-24 Afghanistan
Taliban Weaponize White Phosphorus
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Posted by ed 2009-05-24 12:55|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6498 views ]  Top

#1 Big deal. The US weaponized Willie Pete during Viet Nam, and we use it regularly against soft civilian targets all the time.
Or at least HRW, AI, and the other usual suspects say we do.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia">Rambler in Virginia  2009-05-24 15:23||   2009-05-24 15:23|| Front Page Top

#2 Since there is no way they can effectively deploy WP against NATO forces more than once, and those who do *will* be killed, like other chemical weapons, its best use will be against civilians. But in that capacity, it is an effective weapon for them.
Posted by Anonymoose 2009-05-24 20:40||   2009-05-24 20:40|| Front Page Top

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