Good news for people who love freedom, hate terrorism, and people who do not live in Yemen and will never visit Yemen and do not appear to be from Yemen or its surrounding areas: the U.S. government is relaxing its rules for drone strikes in Yemen. When it comes to incinerating more or less inscrutable targets with unseen missile attacks like Zeus himself, why be encumbered by a bunch of bureaucratic rules?
The new policy reportedly "includes targeting fighters whose names aren't known but who are deemed to be high-value terrorism targets or threats to the U.S." No more pesky hours of intelligence-gathering before you can vaporize that jeep from above. But do these rules go far enough in eliminating those who Hate Our Freedoms and Familes and Children, and Our Children and Families' Freedoms™? We think not. A few common sense edits for the future of warfare:
- If someone
is carrying a machine gun, RPG, or shoulder-fired missile thatlooks like an imminent threat to any Coalition soldiers, whether from the Western world or from theMuslim world, they may be killed.
- If someone
in an area known for militant activity appears to be transporting cargowith brown and grey markings consistent with databases of the graphicskin that covers the outside of missiles or rockets andmoves with an intent to set up and fire those armaments at Coalition forces, they may be blown up.
- If someone is
determined through confirmed intelligence of a reliable nature to be forming a terrorist group with the intent and capability of causing mass casualties in America or in any territory of an American allyin the Middle East, and they cannot be apprehended without significant risk of loss of civilian life,they may be kabazongaed to bababooey with a fucking Hellfire, bro.
A little common sense goes a long way.