"Humanitarian wars are also wars. Those who jump into them for moral reasons should also want to win them. Cruise missiles fired from destroyers can send a message and demonstrate conviction, but they cannot decide the outcome of a war. Neither can a "we'll see" bombardment. There has to be a strategic motivation behind the moral one, and it demands perseverance." The business daily Handelsblatt, from a roundup of German pundits in der Spiegel.

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  1. Brainspore

    Can we just drop the kinds of bombs that burst open like piƱatas to distribute food, medical supplies and gas masks? Because I think I could get behind something like that.

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