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The U.S. in Afghanistan, Talking Peace and Waging War, Doesn’t Count All The Civilians It Slaughters


The Daily Beast, 5 September 2019

Andrew Quilty’s reportage from Nadali district in Helmand, where Taleban briefly fired at a US convoy from a civilian compound, drawing  an airstrike during which two people were killed and several severely wounded. “In May this year, The U.S. Department of Defense released its Annual Report on Civilian Casualties. In table format, an entry for Helmand on the same date states: ‘Operation Type: Air. Killed: 0. Injured: 4.’ ” Andrew tells the story.

 

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