From INFORMATION CLEARING HOUSE Bulletin:
"That's not really a number I'm terribly interested in.": General Colin Powell, Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, on being asked his assessment of Iraqi military and civilian casualties, April 1991
Lesley Stahl: "I mean, that's more children than died in Hiroshima. & — and you know, is the price worth it?"
Madeline Albright: "I think this is a very hard choice, but the price — we think the price is worth it."
Former U.N. Ambassador Madeline Albright, responding to reporter Lesley Stahl as to whether the over half a million Iraqi children killed by the UN sanctions against Iraq were "worth it." CBS May 11, 1996
In the eyes of empire builders men are not men but instruments : Napoleon Bonaparte : French Emperor (1769-1822)
No government which governs by the use of force can survive except by force. There is no going back because force begets force and the perpetrators of crimes live in fear that they might become victims in their turn." : Bishop Carlos Felipe Ximenes Belo - Reconciliation Speech of 24/2/99 at St Mary's Cathedral Hall, Sydney, NSW
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Number Of Iraqi Civilians Slaughtered In America's War? More Than 655,000 http://tinyurl.com/usq4x
Number of U.S. Military Personnel Sacrificed (Officially acknowledged) In Bush's War 2989 http://icasualties.org/oif/
The War in Iraq Costs