wbwhite at MADBBS.COM
Wed Dec 12 08:15:42 MST 2001
"Dudley D. Doright" wrote:
> What happened at Pearl Harbor was an act of War. We responded by
> declaring war on Japan and winning it, and accepting their surrender. We
> have yet to declare war in the wake of 9/11 because we were not attacked
> by a defined enemy. (Nation or State) We are involved in a Police action
> in Afghanistan to apprehend those responsible.
I see. So the distinguishing characteristic, the one that causes us to
seek out specific perpetrators and bring them to justice, is that this
military operation is a "police action."
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