btw I'm aware they were likely not ordered per se to do these things, but in the case of unarmed civilians (like the one the guy from Boise killed), this is what happens when soldiers are put in a situation where they are forced to be paranoid all the time just to survive. All the more reason why they should not be in that situation in the first place.
This is precisely why its fucking insane for them to be where they don't belong in the first place. Its every soldiers duty to disobey orders they perceive as immoral and unconstitutional. "I was just following orders" was done away with as an excuse for war crimes after Nuremberg. I'd rather sit in the brig than be out on patrols as a sitting duck for guerrilla fighters. End of story
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