Thursday July 16, 2020

Iraq: The new Vietnam

Ironies abound. On the very day the website Iraq Body Count announced that 24,805 Iraqis, mostly civilians, had been reported killed between March 2003 and March 2005 (35 a day), there was another death in a nursing home in Charleston, South Carolina

23rd July, 2005

Ironies abound. On the very day the website Iraq Body Count announced that 24,805 Iraqis, mostly civilians, had been reported killed between March 2003 and March 2005 (35 a day), there was another death in a nursing home in Charleston, South Carolina. An old soldier, all of 91 years of age, had gone to the great parade-ground in the sky.

Of all the people in the world who might have understood the appalling figures from Iraq, this soldier was one....

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