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Posts Tagged ‘US foreign policy

Symmetry of slaughter

April 1, 2012

After Mohamed Merah died in a hail of French police bullets, people who had known him talked about “a polite and courteous boy” who liked “cars, bikes, sports and girls.” His friends had trouble believing that he had murdered seven people, including three children, in a ten-day killing spree in the city of Toulouse, and […]

An American veteran on what drives US foreign policy

January 15, 2011

Michael Prysner joined the Army out of high school in June 2001 and was part of the Iraq invasion force. He worked during the war in Iraq tracking targets and calling in airstrikes and artillery barrages. He took part in nighttime raids on Iraqi homes. He worked as an interrogator. He did ground surveillance missions […]