HUMAN SHIELDS UNSAFE?

HUMAN SHIELDS UNSAFE? AP reports that some of the peace activists who went to Iraq to serve as “human shields” are leaving cited fears for their safety. Hmm. I thought putting one’s body in the way of the invasion was the whole point of being a human shield. If you’re not willing to do that then you’re merely a protestor. (link via Drudge)

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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.