All very true. I'm very familiar with all of what you describe, and in many instances I'm sympathetic to the plight of those who happen to have been cultivated in a cocoon of propaganda all the way through to enlistment day. Even on that day, most are still too young to understand what's going on. Never had a chance.
And yet, at the same time, we expect people to be accountable for their decisions.
It's a very complicated problem, and I certainly wouldn't propose there's a simple answer.
But I do think language is important, and if you want to deter this problem in the future, the acts- and actors- need to be called by rightful names.
It won't happen though. Too uncomfortable in a liberty forum, let alone among the general population.
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