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January 09, 2006


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Specialist Alex Aguilar a sniper from Alpha Company 1-155 2nd Platoon 2nd Squad watches over a part of the Euphrates River that insurgents use to transport mortars and weapons in the hours of darkness, Al Iskandariyah, 9 March 2005. U.S. Air Force photo by: Airman 1st Class Kurt Gibbons III. (RELEASED)

I dunno if this is true, but I hope so.

December 9, 2005 (CNN) While interviewing an anonymous US Special Forces soldier, a Reuters News agent asked the soldier what he felt when sniping members of Al Quaeda in Afghanistan. The soldier shrugged and replied, "Recoil."

Which will *not* make me popular among some of the anti-war types. Many of whom are not really against war, just against any that "their" guy didn't start. Listen to some of the tortured explanations about how Kosovo was noble, Iraq was not, if you are confused.

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