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bust331
04-22-10, 07:53 AM
My heart lifted when I read this article, I've been following it for a while but the verdict for one Seal just came out.


Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) -- The first of three Navy SEALs accused of mishandling a suspect in the high-profile killings of contractors in Iraq was found not guilty at a court-martial Thursday.

http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/meast/04/22/navy.seal.verdict/index.html?hpt=T2

dex71
04-22-10, 08:08 AM
Too bad the Seals didn't kill them with hand grenades and rifles,then burn their carcasses,then drag them through the streets,then hang them from a bridge.

Seems fair to me......isn't it the Koran that calls for an eye for an eye?

It seems that we take prisoners,while they take videos.

ninja|oaklandr
04-22-10, 08:17 AM
Abed testified Wednesday that he was handcuffed, blindfolded and beaten.

He was lucky that this was the only thing that happened.

hawgballs
04-22-10, 08:25 AM
Too bad the Seals didn't kill them with hand grenades and rifles,then burn their carcasses,then drag them through the streets,then hang them from a bridge.This happened to mercenaries, not soldiers. And it would have made us no better than them.

Seems fair to me......isn't it the Koran that calls for an eye for an eye?

It seems that we take prisoners,while they take videos. Which makes us better and more civilized.

hawgballs
04-22-10, 08:32 AM
That being said, I am happy that he was found innocent.

Here is a shining example of accountability to self.

dex71
04-22-10, 08:34 AM
Too bad the Seals didn't kill them with hand grenades and rifles,then burn their carcasses,then drag them through the streets,then hang them from a bridge.This happened to mercenaries, not soldiers. And it would have made us no better than them.

Seems fair to me......isn't it the Koran that calls for an eye for an eye?

It seems that we take prisoners,while they take videos. Which makes us better and more civilized.


It's true,and I understand that.....but only we get caught up in this moral equivalency bullshit. Beating the shit out of someone is not the same as brutally torturing and killing them. Mercenaries or soldiers doesn't matter....they were Americans,and more importantly,humans. Let's also not forget that these assholes were basically mercenaries too. They aren't as organized as a real army,and they don't wear uniforms.

These guys should be getting self-control ribbons for not killing this asshole.

MuadDib
04-22-10, 04:29 PM
Seems fair to me......isn't it the Koran that calls for an eye for an eye?



Close. . . that's the Old Testament ;) though it is quite possible that it's somewhere in the Koran, but I wouldn't know that, considering I've never read it :)