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Pentagon’s 20-Year Killing Spree Always Treated Civilians as Expendable

Norman Solomon LA Progressive
What should not get lost in all the bold-type words like “failure” and “flawed intelligence” is that virtually none of it was unforeseeable. The killings have resulted from policies that gave very low priority to prevention of civilian deaths.

The Continuing Korean War in the Murderous History of Bombing

Tim Beal Monthly Review
These themes resonate today: need to limit casualties among “our” troops, who are not necessarily white, though the people who control them usually are; the pretense that “precision bombing” differentiates between “lawbreakers” and “innocents."

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Erica Goss New Verse News
California poet Erica Goss raises the question, knowing the reader will have an answer: Is one child's life worth more than another's?
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