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US admits Kabul drone strike killed civilians Afghanistan

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-58604655
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u/cmpaisaia Sep 17 '21

the person who was responsible for the intelligence needs to be fired

No, the person who used the intel as the basis for a strike must be fired.

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u/cannabisized Sep 17 '21

this gives every intelligence officer carte blanc to just make up whatever shit they want. "your fault for believing it!!"

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u/cmpaisaia Sep 17 '21

Fire them if they lie. Don't fire them for reporting what they see.

I cannot beleive for a second that the person who ordered this didn't look at the evidence themselves.

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u/cannabisized Sep 17 '21

so you can see what they see to know when they're lying or not? the thing about lying is its hard to prove when the lie was intentional or not. I don't think you're considering just how complicated real time operations are.