[Intelforum] War crimes
jya at pipeline.com
Sun Aug 14 18:53:47 EDT 2005
Use of atomic weapons, weapons of mass destruction in general, is based on
strategic thinking that lives of civilians are worth less than those of the
military, to be sure a policy adored by the military and condemned by
This has always been the case: that military thinking, supported by its
obsequious progeny, intelligence thinking, will find a way to reduce military
risk by increasing risk to civilians. That is the strategic beast, evasion
to war planners, while leaving tactical, on the ground, risk to those not
positioned to know what superiors are planning for their carcasses from
the comfort of headquarters.
Anyone who has served in the military, and presumbably the secrecy
veiled intelligence services, knows that superiors toy with human lives,
war gaming being a narcotic, more likely a narcissistic exhiliration, at
the capability of wreaking harm beyond ordinary persons' imagination.
Hiroshima and Nagasaki were not bombed to win the war militarily but
to terrorize civilians, and that was the outcome, and set the terrifying
age of WMDs into motion, a very dark thunderhead frightening the populace
into fearful submission.
Yellowcake, dirty bombs, CBNW, contintuing the language of armageddon,
contaminated by the cloak of secrecy of its proponents, and not least the
intelligence community, so-called, when the spooks manufacture
rationales for expecting the worst, in cahoots with their ostensible
If the Japanese generals did not want to continue the war that rationale
would have been invented, and may have been. Declassified documents
are not always trustworthy for they are common tools of mis and dis-
There is a spew of declassified and purloined documents appearing which
conveniently support the continuation of war without end, enemies forever
arising, if not the war on terrorism, then wait a bit for a heavy-burden
policy awaiting deliverance by the best and brightest who must, sorry
to say, work out of the public eye.
Classification is far outpacing declassification, which is a clue to
what is coming for the good of the nation, yep.
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