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    Re: batasuna=HB=EH=ETA has killed more 800 innocen
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Sunday September 01 2002, @09:07PM (#8908)
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    I don't much disagree with that definition. Perhaps you do. The American Heritage dictionary could use a map of the US for an accompanying photo. In addition to the undeclared war in Viet Nam (do you know how many thousands of Vietnamese non-combatant children were killed by US forces?), the US intervened militarily in other countries over 100 times in the last (that is, the 20th, century) without a declaration of war (and that is militarily, it does not include CIA assassinations, etc). Most of that was and is illegal under international law (and much of it was and is on shaky legal ground in the US). Do you know how many thousands of non-combatant children were killed in those conflicts? Thousands of non-combatant Panamanians, including dozens of children, were killed by US forces so that they could extract their rogue agent Manuel Noriega (first recruited by the CIA at the age of 15). How many US children have been killed because of the US war on drugs, those same drugs the CIA taught Afgans to grow, those same drugs that Noriega and the CIA were smuggling into the US to fund other illegal (under both US and international law) actions? Some of that money was laundered through supposedly private Savings and Loans, some of it via BCCI, which counted both Bin Laden and the Bush family amongst its clientele.

    I wish it were easy for everyone to see the same table, bottle and chair as everyone else, or the world in the same black and white. -g

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