innocent civilians get caught and ultimately killed as collateral damage, such is the price of war
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It’s a long flight back to the states, during which there will be plenty of time to reminisce about the events that happened
Rakim planned it out and killed the general in a way that nobody could trace it back to him
You won’t be able to recover the general’s entire body, so no point in looking for him
The general was left behind and buried during a sandstorm
Half of his platoon were killed in action, and their bodies were sent back to the US in coffins
When Rakim’s frenzy finally ended, all he saw was blood and dead bodies — basically saying he was in an altered state when he decided to shoot everyone
Fatigues are the pants which soldiers wear
The Middle East is restless after the last war, they will go to any length, to the point they strap themselves with bombs, in order to get revenge
Kamikaze also links back to the previous line’s reference to Pearl Harbor. Rakim is keeping the metaphor alive by referencing the Japanese suicide attacks on Allied naval vessels. There were examples of kamikaze attacks during the Pearl Harbor attack. See Wikipedia’s article (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamikaze).
Pearl Harbor wasn’t safe in WWII, who says New York will be safe now; also an eerie line considering 9-11