This video from the SA is called Rick Rowley: Recent NATO Attacks on Afghan Civilians Show U.S. Military Surge Strategy Has Failed.
From Radio Free Europe (founded by the CIA):
Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Afghan Protesters Accuse NATO Of Killing Four Children During Taliban Clash
Hundreds of protesters have gathered in southern Afghanistan, chanting anti-American slogans and carrying the bodies of four children they said were killed by NATO forces during a clash with the Taliban.
Mohammad Jan Rasoulyar, the deputy provincial governor in southern Zabul Province, said the children, aged 8 to 12, died during a gun battle between Taliban insurgents and NATO and Afghan security forces in the district of Shahjoy. …
U.S.-led forces have been blamed for numerous civilian casualties in Afghanistan, including an incident in March when U.S. soldier, Robert Bales, reportedly killed 17 people, including nine children, in a shooting rampage.
US Army hearing begins into March 2012 Afghan atrocity: here.
Hundreds of Afghans blocked the Kabul-Kandahar highway today demanding foreign soldiers go home after four children were killed during clashes between Nato troops and resistance forces: here.
- Apparent Afghan Insider Attack Kills 2 NATO Troops (blogs.voanews.com)
- Four troops die in Afghan attack (bbc.co.uk)
- NATO Airstrike Kills Three Afghan Children (news.antiwar.com)
- Nato troops killed by rogue Afghan police officer (independent.co.uk)
Herarts and minds! How the hell do you win hearts and minds by dropping bombs on people? It failed in Vietnam, why does my government think it won’t fail here? Four years after taking over the presidency and President Obama still hasn’t followed through on his campaign promise to end this.
Obama was warned about this:
It’s just freakin ego now.
Yes, in the sense that quite some politicians continue policies which they (should) know are wrong, but about which they do not want to admit they are wrong.
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