You can’t make these things up. Between 2003 and 2011, 4,265 people were murdered in the city of Chicago. In 2012 alone, 512 people were murdered in the city. Operation Enduring Freedom, the name for the war in Afghanistan, which started Oct. 7, 2001, has seen a total of 2,166 killed. The war has been… Read More Chicago Twice as Dangerous as Afghanistan
…it’s the only way to be sure.
Nestled amid this provocative collection of rare photographs from Saipan (h/t: Ace) are two links also about the subject of the horrors of war: ‘Kids make stupid mistakes’: Rick Perry jumps to the defence of Marines who urinated on dead bodies in Afghanistan Syrian soldier ‘decapitated seven-month-old boy in front of his mother after finding… Read More One of These War Crimes is Not Like the Other…
I spotted this first on Ace’s sidebar: The Air Force has buried remains of servicemen killed in Iraq and Afghanistan in a landfill in Virginia. I know. I know. Ladd Ehlinger, who worked for the military in some capacity until 2001, has piled on. But hold a second: Air Force now confirms that body fragments… Read More The Air Force Burial Business