I can read your mind: “what price for peace?” is your question. I also know your answer.
You are of the old school. Under attack, you fire one warning shot, then, no question of taking prisoners. Of course we disagree. But, as time flows, the more outrages, the more victims, and the less my own arguments convince me.
I know, one day, I will also think: “no price is to high for peace”, and I too will follow orders.