60 Minutes: 5,500 absent without leave

60 Minutes will report Wednesday night that 5,500 soldiers have deserted their units rather than to fight in Iraq.

"I was told in basic training that, if I'm given an illegal or immoral order, it is my duty to disobey it, and I feel that invading and occupying Iraq is an illegal and immoral thing to do," says [Specialist Jeremy] Hinzman.

Illegal and immoral thing to do. One of many reasons why the United States, up until Iraq, never engaged in a pre-emptive invasion of a sovereign state. There's a roster of American statesmen dating back to Jefferson and Washington who would agree with Spc. Hinzman's analysis.