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Blowback from drone attacks

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A couple of articles of interest:

Former Drone Operators Say They Were “Horrified” By Cruelty of Assassination Program

Drone Strikes Fuel the Hatred that Led to Paris Attacks, Ex-Drone Pilots Say

15 wedding parties. (Signature strikes, since the identities of those attacked were clearly not known. But the US has decided that it can fire missiles at those whose behavior indicates that they are terrorists—like a few cars driving together to a wedding—and the dead are counted as enemy combatants unless someone raises a stink.)

But 15 wedding parties is only the partial toll.

Those whose children were killed in the US attack on the Doctors Without Borders hospital are also likely to have some negative feelings about the US. It was a hospital, for the love of God. (Still, I should await the results of the investigation of the attack, done by those responsible for the attack. But I think I know how it will work out.)

Written by LeisureGuy

19 November 2015 at 1:58 pm

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