Thursday, August 29, 2013

120,000, and still counting


With all the talk about a possible US-led attack against Syria, we tend to forget that the hundreds of citizens who were apparently murdered by nerve gas recently form only a small portion of the many tens of thousands of people who have been murdered in Syria in the last two years, as Caspian Makan points out in this article: "What is the difference between murder by a kitchen knife, a bullet, a rope or poisonous gas? Massacre, in whatever form it may be executed, is crossing a red line."

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