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    Re: Do You Believe Covert Warfare Is Ethical?

    Well, ethical and necessary are two different things. Would it have been ethical to assanate Osama Bin Laden before 9/11? No. But it sure seems it would have been a great idea.
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    Re: Do You Believe Covert Warfare Is Ethical?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hard Truth View Post

    2. They are not covert to the people being attacked, they are mainly covert to the USA's residents and tax payers, and often, authorized policy makers.
    Lol.

    Well, they are up until the job is executed. The idea of covert operations is they won't know what hit them till it does.

    Do you actually think the US should cease all covert operations? Come on, man. Obviously there are downsides, but anything and everything has its' downsides.
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    Re: Do You Believe Covert Warfare Is Ethical?

    Of course it isn't ethical.

    Warfare itself isn't ethical must less covert assassinations or what have you.
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    Re: Do You Believe Covert Warfare Is Ethical?

    that is why I have not voiced my opionon, I have to think it through. I am leaning toward if it is ethical (debateable at best) to kill someone in an all out war, it is also ethical to drone their sorry butts in the middle of the night. What is the ethical differnece?
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    Of course it isn't ethical.

    Warfare itself isn't ethical must less covert assassinations or what have you.
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    Re: Do You Believe Covert Warfare Is Ethical?

    Great thread. I voted other. My belief is that we the People don't have a choice. If they make me king I'd outlaw covert warfare across the globe.










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    Re: Do You Believe Covert Warfare Is Ethical?

    how bout all war?
    Quote Originally Posted by Risky Thicket View Post
    Great thread. I voted other. My belief is that we the People don't have a choice. If they make me king I'd outlaw covert warfare across the globe.
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    Re: Do You Believe Covert Warfare Is Ethical?

    Quote Originally Posted by mak2 View Post
    that is why I have not voiced my opionon, I have to think it through. I am leaning toward if it is ethical (debateable at best) to kill someone in an all out war, it is also ethical to drone their sorry butts in the middle of the night. What is the ethical differnece?
    Being ethical means it is morally right....

    It is never morally correct to kill innocent people. No matter what the warfare...there are usually innocent people killed (collateral damage) at some point.

    No innocent life lost is ethical. It never is and never will be.

    Ethics go out the window when talking about warfare of any kind.
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    Re: Do You Believe Covert Warfare Is Ethical?

    Quote Originally Posted by mak2 View Post
    how bout all war?
    If they make me king, it's going to be peace all around for everybody. No more war. Absolutely.










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    Re: Do You Believe Covert Warfare Is Ethical?

    I will vote for you.
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    If they make me king, it's going to be peace all around for everybody. No more war. Absolutely.
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    Re: Do You Believe Covert Warfare Is Ethical?

    Yes. If that threat is posed to be a sudden and proven threat to the home country.


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