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  •  It should be possible to fight a war (2+ / 0-)
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    cosmic debris, kate mckinnon

    ... without destroying every old thing along the way.

    It doesn't even seem to be a good military tactic. The Parthenon was not a good place to store the ammunition.

    Syria is a huge country with open fields, deserts even, why take the battle into the oldest most historical blocks of the ancient inner city -- if anybody with a gun gives a damn at all?

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