War is a game like football. It used to be scored by numbers of players carried off the field, medals awarded, bodies counted, and advances made. Today it will be scored by missiles launched, bombs dropped, and civilians killed. Timid politicians will sit at home. and endlessly orate about the enemy's evil nature while raising taxes and counting out sheckels to generals who pant like puppies wagging their tails in hopes of more.
Islamic State destroys part of Syria's Temple of Bel, monitoring group says (Reuters)
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