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Defending the rules of war

Reed College Visiting Professor of Sociology Alec Campbell wrote an editorial for the Des Monies Register that defends the rules of war as a way to help soldiers retain their humanity. The piece was written after a video of four Marines urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan was made public. Read Campbell's editorial then watch the Takeaway where he explains in greater detail the rationale for his editorial.