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View Diary: Zarqawi is dead, a victory in Iraq, a defeat for trolls (71 comments)

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  •  How many American lives would it have been worth (0+ / 0-)

    To capture him alive?

    How much value is there in scaring the bejesus out of a few people with the way we demolished the home he was in?

    If we capture him, how many new recruits does that cause? If we kill him like we did, how does that change that recruitment drive?

    I don't think we know the answers to most of these questions, but we do know that there was a greater chance of American soldiers getting killed or injured if they tried to capture him alive than if they drop two huge bombs on his head.

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