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Theodore A. Hoppe

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Is Powell a war criminal?

If the answer is "Yes" then answer this next question:

"What about our current president?"

Blogs on the internet accuse the president, of similar act as Powell:

"Obama remains a continuation of Bush. As he announced that “a decade of war is now ending,” his drone war killed three more “suspected militants” in Yemen—another statement that the U.S. has the right to target anyone, anywhere suspected of wanting to attack U.S. nationals or the forces of governments that work with the U.S. are fair targets for annihilation at the president’s discretion."

or......

Obama continues to threaten Iran. He continues to encourage the false perception encouraged by the media that Iran has a nuclear weapons program threatening Israel and the world. Following the joint U.S.-NATO operation to topple Qadafy in Libya (producing an even worse regime), he mulls over intervening in Syria, and already orders his air force to deliver French troops to the battlefields of yet another war-of-choice, this time in Mali."

President Obama was elected by popular support and with the endorsement of Gen. Powell.

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    Jan 31 2013: G'day Theadore

    I would say yes, the US is being known as a war mongering state which isn't healthy & it doesn’t represent the majority of the people in the US but the minority in power, war is very profitable to various multinationals & politicians who support these multinational so it will go on. The economy might go to the pack & the people ruled by these multinationals will suffer but the big boys won’t.

    War crime isn’t just pulling the trigger but ordering the trigger to be pulled when it’s totally unnecessary like in Iraq.

    Love
    Mathew

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