2012-02-10 / Commentary
War forces men to behave outrageously
Last month’s news was filled with pictures of American Marines peeing on a couple of dead Taliban fighters. Lily- livered politicians expressed shock and began apologizing to the terrorists worldwide. Even a few generals were pressured to do so. Why is it “against the rules of war” to tinkle on dead enemies, but OK to drop Napalm on live ones?