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Americans getting ‘emotionally attached’ to drones

heroic drones known to be accurate to within 20 milesAn increasing number of Americans are questioning why brave drones are being sent to fight intractable wars in distant countries, with many concerned citizens becoming distraught when they don’t come back in one piece.

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Posted: May 24th, 2013
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Modern Warfare gamers ‘not properly prepared for battle’, says army

The army has warned of ‘false expectations’ among the generation of recruits familiar with the ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’ games who believe they will come back to life after being shot.

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Posted: Jan 1st, 2013
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Soldiers would rather return to Afghanistan than serve at Olympics

When faced with the prospect of serving in a hostile, unfamiliar environment, many of the troops would prefer to be in Afghanistan.

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Posted: Jul 15th, 2012
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M.O.D warned that emphasis on heroes is undermining cowardly soldiers

'Always one who wants to go the other way'A new report by military think-tank the National Armed Forces Institute (NAFI) has criticised ministers for creating a ‘culture of courage’ amongst service personnel.

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Posted: Nov 19th, 2009
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Referees ‘should wear uniforms when off-duty’

‘Referees are easy to spot by the way they run backwards shaking their heads.’

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Posted: Mar 11th, 2008
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