Terrorism by any Reasonable Definition

Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it:

Terrorism by any Reasonable Definition

The only way to regard the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and so many other U.S. war campaigns, as anything other than state terrorism, is to define the concept in such an absurdly narrow way as to categorically exempt the U.S. from the definition out of pure convenience. If nuclear holocaust inflicted upon innocent civilians for the purpose of securing a diplomatic result is not terrorism, then there is no such thing.

I highly recommend reading the above article in its entirety. Its not long and sheds some light on the history of American war policy.

Today, we have two presidential candidates, both of whom have declared that they will “keep all options on the table” including nuclear annihilation in order to keep Iran from developing nuclear weapons. Such a stance is completely void of all moral and strategic sense but both candidates seem to have such a penchant for their particular flavor of the culture of death that that does not matter.


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