“Bush addressed US and coalition forces and met with his top political and military commanders in Iraq, in Kuwait, a day after conceding that US troops could stay in Iraq for a decade” [AFP](Photos from Al Jazeera.com)
“At least three civilians have been killed in Israeli air raids on Gaza City while Israeli forces shot dead a leader from the Islamic Jihad group in the West Bank.”“Major Avital Leibovich, an Israeli military spokeswoman, said the civilian’s car had been “unintentionally hit”.” (Al Jazeera.com)
Another way to describe “unintentionally hit” would at least be called manslaughter or second degree murder in Canada. There would be public outrage, commissions, and accountability. When it is anonymous civilians in a war zone, living under a brutal occupation, sanctioned by the murderous Bush regime – well then, there are different rules.
Billions in military spending to Saudi Arabia and Israel means more misery and death for Palestinian people. As Noam Chomsky said, Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism…