War Crimes

15 Years On, the Staggering Death Toll in Iraq Keeps Climbing

Ali Hamza, 8, sits at the graves of his brother, Mohammed, and sister Asinat, who were killed at their school when a suicide car bomb attack near Qabak elementary school in the Shiite Turkomen village of Qabak, Iraq, Oct. 7, 2013. (AP Photo) Source: Mint Press News March 16, 2018 …

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Napalm Sticks to Kids

Source: counterpunch October 18, 2017 by Mike Hastie Bombs Away: The purposeful killing of Vietnamese civilians, Cambodian civilians, and Laotian civilians. You do not bring the enemy to the peace table by just killing military combatants. You ultimately bring the enemy to the peace table by killing innocent civilians. WHY? Because, they …

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Want to Support the Troops? Stop Sending Them to Die in Meaningless Wars

America’s longest war continues. Photo credit: DonkeyHotey / WhoWhatWhy (CC BY-SA 2.0) See complete attribution below. Source: WhoWhatWhy October 8, 2017 Klaus Marre and DonkeyHotey I get really emotional when I watch videos of members of the armed forces coming home after a long deployment to surprise their loved ones. …

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My Antiwar Awakening From a Boozing Baltimore Vet

Photo by David Owen | CC BY 2.0 Source: counterpunch by James Bovard In the summer of 1975, I took off hitchhiking from the mountains of southwest Virginia to visit a college girlfriend in New England. Less than 300 miles into the trip, my thumb lost whatever magic it once …