"...a US bomb flattened a flimsy mud-brick home in Kabul
on Sunday blowing apart seven children
as they ate breakfast with their father. The blast shattered a neighbour's house killing another two children
..." -- Reuters
, Oct. 29th, 2001
Fellow citizens, we'll meet violence with patient justice -- assured of the rightness of our cause, and confident of the victories to come. In all that lies before us, may God grant us wisdom, and may He watch over the United States of America. -- President George W. Bush
"We pulled the baby out, the others were buried in the rubble. Children were decapitated
. There were bodies with no legs. We could do nothing. We just fled." -- The Independent
, Oct. 25th, 2001
Whatsoever you do unto the least of my brethren, that you do unto me.
"Khalil Rahman survived because he had gone outside to urinate
when a bomb struck his home, killing his 12 relatives. Sprina, a 50 year old widow
, wounded in the attack, lost 38 of her 40 relatives." -- The Independent
, December 4th, 2001
Peace on earth, goodwill toward men.
When they put bombs in cars and kill people, they're uncivilized killers. When we put bombs on missiles and kill people, we're upholding civilized values. When they kill, they're terrorists. When we kill, we're striking against terror. -- Norman Solomon
Forgive us our tresspasses, as we forgive those who tresspass against us...
"...don't think that just because they have suffered so much during the last generation that their grief
is any the less now. Or because they don't get obituaries in The New York Times
that each of the civilian lives lost in Afghanistan
isn't as precious to their loved ones as the people who died in the Twin Towers
." -- Natasha Walker
God Bless America
When the sun set on December 6th, 2001 at least 3,767 Afghan civilian
s had died in U.S bombing attacks, according to Professor Marc W. Herold
(University of New Hampshire
}. With the official World Trade Center death toll now under 3000, this means that more Afghani civilians have been killed by US bombing than died in the terrorist attack.