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US Airstrikes in Iraq and Syria–Recent Data

Chris Woods is keeping extensive records and aggregated data of “US and allied air strikes” in Iraq/Syria here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gswM0MC1_tBDnLWQWUy3DQSGYHdshxAh2mlj4Cw3K-4/edit Current Figures Below information is from the Woods database referenced above.

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The atomic bomb and Hiroshima: We had to drop it, to save American lives, right?

Hiroshima was bombed by the US on August 6, 1945. The common argument in favor of the decision to drop the bomb was that the Japanese would have drawn out the war and many Allied lives were at stake. There … Continue reading

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In case it’s not clear who the bad guys are in Iraq…

Here are excerpts just released from the cablegate (wikileaks) trove of top secret US cables (this one was sent to Condoleeza Rice, then Secretary of State). Please read them and judge for yourself. (the original cable is here) […] American troops … Continue reading

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