Revenge on Civilians


The Case Against Attacking Civilian Populations for Revenge

I stumbled across an article titled The Truth about Colin Powell.

This covers a significant part of Colin Powell’s career.  There is a  large section in the beginning that details some experiences that Colin Powell had during the Viet Nam War.  It is a lesson on exactly why it is stupid and immoral to attack a civilian population to get revenge for military setbacks.

The rest of the article goes into some other fiascoes involving Colin Powell.  If only I had known about this before the Iraq War, I would have been even more sure that it was a mistake.  Even the rest of the country and world would have known not to trust Colin Powell’s assurances.