I guess the best way to stop Syrians from killing other Syrians is to spend whatever money we have left on killing the rest of the Syrians for them. Brilliant plan, really. Obama might win his second Nobel Peace Prize!
During World War One, 10% of all casualties were civilians.
During World War Two, the number of civilian deaths rose to 50%.
During the Vietnam War, 70% of all casualties were civilians.
In the war in Iraq, civilians account for up to 90% of all deaths.—
The War You Don’t See by John Pilger (via irrelevvant)
In the next great war, we shall all perish.
If you ever have days of free time and want to read a very, very long wikipedia page, check this out:
Remember when Obama was the anti-war candidate? Remember when Bush Jr was the anti-war candidate? Remember when Clinton was the anti-war candidate? Notice a pattern?
Wait, what war happened under Clinton?
Military Operations under Bill Clinton that involved engaging the opposition:
1996: Operation Desert Strike
1999: Operation Allied Force
There are many other ”military operations”, but these are the ones that included bombings/fighting/engagement of the opposition. It’s like you people don’t have access to the fucking internet.