quotations about war
Using hunger and thirst as a weapon of war is a crime, a shameful thing.
MARIO ZENARI, "Pope Francis Confronts 'Piecemeal' World War III in the Middle East", National Catholic Register, February 2, 2016
The number of conflict photographers covering wars has dwindled 40% over the past 15 years ... but without them, we would never know the realities of war. Governments paint a heroic and rosy picture of war through their official photos and videos, but it's the front-line photographers that show us the realities of violence, injustice, and suffering.
MICHAEL ZHANG, "This is Why the World Needs War Photographers", Peta Pixel, January 15, 2016
Let me be clear: the use of starvation as a weapon of war is a war crime.
BAN KI-MOON, "Starvation 'as a weapon' is a war crime, UN chief warns parties to conflict in Syria", UN News Centre, January 14, 2016
Wars start like this. Cultures gamble decadence and death will win them rebirth, watch themselves sliding into it, knowing it's an all-or-nothing bet.
GLEN DUNCAN, By Blood We Live
Superiority in war ... cannot surely be a proof of justice, since wars are often unjustly undertaken, and successfully, though wickedly, carried on and concluded.