World Focus – August 27, 2017 – Addicted to War
When will hold American officials and military accountable for killing tens of thousands of civilians in Mosul? One city only! And for conducting a cynical propaganda campaign to minimize accountability and worldwide political opposition which could have stopped the slaughter! Or for using the same propaganda strategy over the last 50 years so we could kill millions of people with impunity? When will our media come to grips with the reality that adding up isolated, fragmentary reports of civilian casualties can only count a fraction of the real number being killed in places where there are no western reporters or US officials?
Remember when the Guatemalan civil war ended, and the truth commission found that 20 times more people had been killed than the highest numbers previously reported, and there nearly all – at least 93 percent of the killings – were by US-backed governmental forces? When will we get this kind of accountability for post 9/11 aggression? (Read More)