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U.S. Military Taught Officers: Use 'Hiroshima' Tactics For 'Total War' On Islam

Wired  |  By Posted: 05/10/2012 9:04 am Updated: 05/10/2012 10:54 am

This picture taken 26 December 2011 shows the Pentagon building in Washington, DC. (STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)


The U.S. military taught its future leaders that a "total war" against the world's 1.4 billion Muslims would be necessary to protect America from Islamic terrorists, according to documents obtained by Danger Room. Among the options considered for that conflict: using the lessons of "Hiroshima" to wipe out whole cities at once, targeting the "civilian population wherever necessary."

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