"...In reality, the kind of weapons used in the Syrian civil war has never been a decisive issue at all. If the staggering figure of 100,000 deaths since the conflict began is not morally compelling enough, then why should another 1,400 dead make a difference, just because they were gassed instead of shot, stabbed, tortured, blown up, hanged, or otherwise massacred? Nobody has offered a convincing explanation as to why chemical weapons cause a less dignified death than a mortar grenade. The moral grandstanding about their use is cynical. ..."
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
"The moral grandstanding about the use of CWs is cynical"
Posted by G, M, Z, or B at 10:40 AM