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Comforting Admission
Posted by The Agonist on March 31st, 2010

From our partners at The Agonist

Quite an admission from General McChrystal:

“We have shot an amazing number of people, but to my knowledge, none has ever proven to be a threat,” said Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, who became the senior American and NATO commander in Afghanistan last year. His comments came during a recent videoconference to answer questions from troops in the field about civilian casualties.

So if none have proven to be a threat, what are we doing there, exactly? Might General McCOIN want to rethink the our checkpoint policy?

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  1. Betty Odds says:

    They must be shooting the wrong people then, because an amazing number of troops are getting killed by someone.

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