Comment: So confusing. I don't know. Not who. Not why.

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So confusing. I don't know. Not who. Not why.

Study of history shows that folks speaking the same language tend to communicate better amongst themselves. This is obvious. In the fog of war, folks speaking the same language tend to target those that do not.

I am not trying to provoke any fighting. Just mentioning history.

Even what is called "Civil War" is rarely so. To wit, our revolution in 1776 was British vs British. American (the ones seeing their parioitic duty as fight off the British Army & Navy where theselves mostly British. The British regular Army & Navy were hard pressed to shoot other British subjects (American or elsewhere). Not popular as all. King George hired the Hessian Army, a professional army out of Southern Germany. "The Hessians are coming!"

In the US Civil, foreign military was ever present.

Also note the adventures of the French Foreign Legion & other mercenary armies. The tended to battle against those that spoke other languages.

    War! Man is the only animal that deals in that atrocity of atrocities, War. He is the only one that gathers his brethren about him and goes forth in cold blood and calm pulse to exterminate his kind. He is the only animal that for sordid wages will march out...and help to slaughter strangers of his own species who have done him no harm and with whom he has no quarrel. ..And in the intervals between campaigns he washes the blood off his hands and works for "the universal brotherhood of man"--with his mouth. - What Is Man? by Mark Twain

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    All war must be just the killing of strangers against whom you feel no personal animosity; strangers whom, in other circumstances, you would help if you found them in trouble, and who would help you if you needed it. - "The Private History of the Campaign That Failed" bu Mark Twain

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Sorry I could not be more specific. We are now at war with so many countries, I loss track of who we are told are our enemies. And why?

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul