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torture and cruelty that started on the battlefields of Afghanistan

That did not start in Afghanistan. It's been a consistent pattern since forever and in all the places where colonial powers have been propping up colonial administrations or puppet regimes. The US is no stranger to this modus operandi.

The difference in this administration is that it does it in public. Previous imperialists in the US and elsewhere at least had the decency to pretend to be shocked and repelled by the atrocities required to maintain colonial rule.

- Jake

Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.

by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Sat Sep 13th, 2008 at 10:03:21 AM EST

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