Skip to comments.Amnesty: Libyan rebels may be guilty of war crimes (Arab <strike>spring</strike> winter)
Posted on 09/13/2011 6:15:46 AM PDT by PRePublic
Rebels fighting to topple Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi committed unlawful killings and torture, Amnesty International said in a report released on Tuesday.
The 100-plus page report, based on three months of investigation in Libya, draws no equivalency between the crimes of Gadhafi loyalists and those of the former rebels, who now hold power in Tripoli: The Gadhafi forces' crimes were greater, the list of them is longer, and they may have amounted to crimes against humanity, the report said.
But it said the crimes of the rebels were not insignificant.
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War is hell.
Even with generations of liberals trying to make it non-violent.
Rules trying to make war more humane have the effect of prolonging conflict by preventing a decisive outcome.
They ultimately result in as many or more casualties than would be the case in a short, quick, all out war.
If we had fought WWII with the restrictive, politically correct rules of engagement our military is now burdened with we would still be trying to push the Japs out of the Phillippines.
Also, there is only one “War Crime” in a revolution, loosing.