The soldier's main enemy is not the opposing soldier, but his own commander.
All it takes is a single act of aggression to permanently wound a nation's reputation.
Humanity is quite a unique species, since it is the only one with the means to wipe itself out.
Think of war as a game of Russian roulette. It is a game of chance with your life as the grand prize.
A man who kills on his own is a murderer. A man who kills at his government's request is a national hero.
The occupation and robbery of a nation occurs under the illusion of freeing its citizens from brutal oppression.
Killing someone is the ultimate crime, while on the other hand, killing someone in uniform is fulfillment of duty.
The tyrant always talks as if he's preserving the best interests of his people when he actually acts to undermine them.