Thursday, January 12, 2012

Laws of War

Discussing the event of the US soldiers pissing over dead bodies of Taliban fighters I found this quote.

Retired US General Spider Marks says the alleged actions go against the laws of war.
"They are trained that once their job is done they get very agnostic, they get very focused and they do what they have to do to respect and honour those that they just killed," he said.
"They may have slaughtered those guys and that's fine. You move off to your next mission. You don't do what we just saw."

So it is fine to slaughter other humans but not to piss on their dead bodies. What sort of machine is this war machine?
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