Nation Topics - Civilian Casualties
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Documents recently released by WikiLeaks confirm that the Pentagon knew about the real civilian death toll in Iraq, and that security forces were torturing detainees.
India’s brutal crackdown against unarmed protesters adds to the long local memory of extrajudicial killings, torture and mass repression. In the battle of stone versus bullet, the “Gen Next” of Kashmir feel they have a moral advantage over the might of the Indian state.
Killing civilians in Afghanistan and Iraq.
War has become the norm and "our world has become so oblivious to it," says Tom Engelhardt. “There’s a mindset that goes with American war making, and it’s a very narrow one.”
Airstrikes, manned or unmanned, regulated or not, cannot build a better Afghan future.
Why dead Afghan civilians aren't collateral damage but the heart of the matter.
Making a list of the most hated arch-criminals--not the usual suspects.
Despite the cosmetic acts of President Bush, his undertakers and enablers, America's Iraq is still a corpse.
Take a moment to remember the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, connecting the dots between that attack and US actions in Iraq sixty-two years later.
Pundits speculate the US can win stability if not victory in Iraq, but beyond the philosophical Green Zone they inhabit, life becomes ever more desperate for Iraqi civilians.
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