- Jun 13, 2010
Being snarky about this does not make your point anymore convincing. The main issue of concern here is the potential of abuse. Powerful countries generally do not act in good faith already and giving them more justifications to bully other countries is not going to help things.Sorry, what? Russia denied they did anything back there. It was confirmed a long time after.
You can try to rationalize how a country can declare war on its leader and not its people, but wars are often ugly and lots of people will die during the course of the war. The most famous casualties of the 2003 Iraq War are those poor American soldiers who died from militant attacks or suffered PTSD. What's less famous are the 100K+ Iraqi civilians that died as collateral damage: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casualties_of_the_Iraq_War. They didn't get that fancy media sympathy that others enjoyed.
There had been a lot of videos footages of crying civilians lamenting how American bombs were dropped onto weddings, homes, and killing entire families. You are a victim of war yourself, I would imagine you can relate to that suffering, no?