AIR POWER IN AFGHANISTAN March 20, 2011Posted by wmmbb in CENTRAL ASIA.
Why is it that the brutalities of the Taliban are condemned as they should be, but the slaughter from the air (and the other examples of war crimes perpetrated by the invaders) are not?
Tom Engelhardt’s most recent article on the murder reined down from the skies in Afghanistan, more often than not and predictably resulting in the deaths of non combatants, not excluding children collecting wood, is read by Ralph Pochoda.
The lawlessness of the blood-soaked “conquistadors” is staggering to behold. The latest example includes the payment of bribes to free a suspected murderer in Pakistan and so avoid criminal indictment.
The Raymond Davis story should not be forgotten. The Intercept reports that thousands rallied in Pakistan to protest against drone strikes and the release of Davis.