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What the US has lost.. September 18, 2006

Posted by Al in : interesting,politics , trackback

.. it’s reputation for fairness and decency. This is a well written piece by an ex-marine who served originally in Iraq in Desert Storm. As he points out at that time Iraqui’s were quick to surrender as they knew they would be treated well, and they wouldn’t be shot or brutalised. Now the US reputation for treatment of it’s prisoners is such that these same soldiers would just keep on fighting to the death to avoid capture by the Americans. Sad, but probably true.


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