Tag Archives: Civilian Fatalities

David McReynolds :
Afghanistan: Trump was right the first time

During the campaign he pledged to get out. Now the killing will continue. By David McReynolds | The Rag Blog | August 21, 2017 I’ve just finished listening to Trump’s speech on Afghanistan. While generally I have been hostile to … finish reading David McReynolds :
Afghanistan: Trump was right the first time

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Larry Ray :
A little bombing quiz for you

In the two photos below please identify which bombing was ordered by Bashar al-Assad and which one by Benjamin Netanyahu. By Larry Ray | The Rag Blog | July 30, 2014, 2014 There are two photos below and both are … finish reading Larry Ray :
A little bombing quiz for you

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Lamar W. Hankins :
Assassination by technology: The context of America’s drone killings

Brandon Bryant, who spent six years as a drone sensor operator, has stepped forward out of guilt and concern about the killing of American citizens. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | February 18, 2014 This past week, … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Assassination by technology: The context of America’s drone killings

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Lamar W. Hankins : How George W. Bush Aided the Terrorists

Mission accomplished! Have Bush’s (and Obama’s) policies boosted terrorist recruitment? Photo from Reuters. How George W. Bush aided the terrorists(According to the government) Bush’s bogus war in Iraq; the atrocities at Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo, and “black site” prisons; waterboarding and … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : How George W. Bush Aided the Terrorists

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Tom Hayden : Pentagon Calls Civilian Drone Casualties ‘Bug Splat’

Splat from NuUniform.Drone policy attacked in top think tank report Bug splat!That’s what the Pentagon calls civilian casualties in drone attacks. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | January 17, 2013 The Council on Foreign Relations issued a report … finish reading Tom Hayden : Pentagon Calls Civilian Drone Casualties ‘Bug Splat’

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Larry Ray : Killing and Dying in Vietraqistan

Graphic by Larry Ray / The Rag Blog.Vietraqistan:One, two, three, four…What are we fighting for? By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / April 26, 2010 “We have shot an amazing number of people, but to my knowledge, none has … finish reading Larry Ray : Killing and Dying in Vietraqistan

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Grisly Calculus : Fudging on Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan

Sar Bland, an Afghan man who was injured in a rocket attack in Tagab, lies on bed at a hospital at the U.S. base at Bagram, Afghanistan. An official said the death of civilians in U.S. rocket attacks presumably aimed … finish reading Grisly Calculus : Fudging on Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan

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Afghanistan: Not Winning Hearts and Minds

Wounded Afghans recover after air strike bombings.Losing the People: The Cost and Consequences of Civilian Suffering in AfghanistanBy Erica Gaston / February 26, 2009 For the last year, I have been living in Afghanistan interviewing civilians harmed in the conflict … finish reading Afghanistan: Not Winning Hearts and Minds

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Israel Bombs Civilians Evacuated by UN

Smoke rises from Gaza for a 15th straight day of bombing. Photo from Mail Onlin, UK.UN: Israel bombed building used for evacuated PalestiniansJanuary 9, 2009 See the latest news, Below: Israeli forces have dropped dozens of leaflets over the Gaza … finish reading Israel Bombs Civilians Evacuated by UN

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Obama Receives a "Request" from Hamid Karzai

Karzai ‘demands’ Obama end civilian deathsBy Noor Khan / November 5, 2008 KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN — Afghan President Hamid Karzai made an immediate demand of Barack Obama on Wednesday, saying the U.S. president-elect must prevent civilian casualties as Afghan villagers alleged … finish reading Obama Receives a "Request" from Hamid Karzai

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Why Do We Continue to Tolerate the BushCo Lies?

Video Shows US Carnage In AfghanistanBy Tom Coghlan / September 8, 2008 Harrowing video film backs Afghan villagers’ claims of carnage caused by US troops KABUL — As the doctor walks between rows of bodies, people lift funeral shrouds to … finish reading Why Do We Continue to Tolerate the BushCo Lies?

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U.N. Finds U.S. Airstrike Killed 90 Afghans

An Afghan doctor, left, examines Zinat Gul’s wounded hand, who allegedly was wounded by a U.S. air strike in Shindand district, as her mother looks on at a hospital in Herat, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday. Photo by Fraidoon … finish reading U.N. Finds U.S. Airstrike Killed 90 Afghans

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