Military to begin sending thoughts and prayers after drone strikes
Sometimes that's the best we can do.
By Task Force Football Bat
THE PENTAGON — Amid revelations of poorly-executed drone strikes in places like Afghanistan and Syria, military leaders today announced plans to send thoughts and prayers in the wake of every aerial attack.
The plans come after several reports of mistakes and poor risk mitigation leading to staggering numbers of non-combatant deaths at the hands of U.S. drone strikes – none of which have been anyone’s fault, according to the military.
“We see this as both a mitigator and a combat multiplier,” said Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley. “Our country has become well-versed at using thoughts and prayers to ease the pain and suffering of those affected by tragic, avoidable, mass casualty events.”
“At the same time, we believe that these very thoughts and prayers can also serve to amplify the effects of our strikes, leaving our enemies and those who harbor them angry, frustrated, or at least confused,” Milley added.
Military planners say that the m…
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