"Oops, sorry, my bad."

'Up to 80 civilians dead' after US air strikes in Afghanistan

Witnesses claim a village in British-run Helmand was bombed for three hours after the Taliban attempted to ambush a US-Afghan army convoy

---------- This report from the Guardian reminds me of the comment Wesley Clark made during an interview on CSPAN a few months ago.

He said: "People are pretty much the same everywhere. If you blow up their houses and kill their friends and family, they get angry."

The interviewer, a very intelligent man whose interviews are marked by intelligent questions and no discernible bias, reacted with a slightly dropped jaw, as if he'd never heard such a concept before.


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