"So Many People Died": The American System of Suffering, 1965-2014

Turse, Nick
January 2013
Foreign Policy in Focus;1/8/2013, p2
The article discusses the civilian suffering as the one unfailing parallel between U.S.'s wars in Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan. It indicates that civilian suffering is the defining characteristic of modern war in general that is rarely talked about in the halls of power of mainstream media. It notes how the Americans remained detached from their distant wars thoroughly ignoring the suffering caused in their name and cites the absence of any Hollywood luminaries to help raise funds for them.


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