TITLE

Life Support

AUTHOR(S)
Beinart, Peter
PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
New Republic;11/19/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 21, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Offers observations on the killing of Afghan civilians by the U.S. in retaliation for the killing of innocent U.S. citizens. Moral differences between these types of killings; Difficulty of estimating the number of deaths caused by a U.S. bombardment of Afghanistan; Discussion of the taking of Mazar-e-Sharif by Taliban forces in 1998, in which thousands of Afghans died; Justification of Muslim violence by Muslim leaders; Suggestion that the U.S. is bombing Afghanistan on behalf of Afghans.
ACCESSION #
5504592

 

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