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Old August 29th, 2013, 12:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Aidan View Post
There should not be any "collateral damage" in a measured reaction. Cruise missiles are programmed precisely to specific coordinates .... military and government targets.
Right. There "should" not be collateral damage, but there usually is. Especially when you set up living quarters right next to military runways.

And even if there isn't any actual collateral damage, it's easy for the likes of Assad to invent some. Most of the world won't believe it, but the various militant groups will, and that's all that matters in terms of fomenting more hatred for us.

I'm just sayin'.
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