For all the talk of Iraq being a sovereign nation, foreign occupiers are the ones deciding what an Iraqi life is worth. And although President Bush has remarked in a different context that "every human life is a precious gift of matchless value," our actions in Iraq continue to convey the impression that civilian lives aren't worth all that much.This is from a worthwhile article by Andrew Bacevich in today's Washington Post. Read it here.
Sunday, July 09, 2006
Posted by Sheldon Richman at 10:14 AM