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“RECRUIT, n. A person distinguishable from a civilian by his uniform and from a soldier by his gait.
Fresh from the farm or factory or street, His marching, in pursuit or in retreat, Were an impressive martial spectacle Except for two impediments --his feet. --Thompson Johnson”
“[Carl Bildt, the top civilian peace accord administrator, said the 2,000-strong international police force that is supposed to be in place by January 31 cannot force the Bosnian people to respect the accord.] The responsibility is mainly on the parties. It's their peace agreement, not ours, ... Freedom of movement will have to be guaranteed one way or another.”
“Based on this principle, we rule it illegal to use civilians
as human shields, and we also rule it illegal to use civilians to
pass military warnings from the army to those the army wants to