Maybe we should just drop the pretense of bringing democracy to these countries we bomb

June 25th, 2002 – 8:23 pm
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“Afghanistan’s warlords are stronger today then they were ten days ago before the loya jirga started,” said Saman Zia-Zarifi, senior researcher for Human Rights Watch. “Short term political expediency has clearly triumphed over human rights.”

Once again, the US government uses the word democracy over and over to justify a war, and then does nothing to actually bring it about, resulting in situations like the current one in Afghanistan. Read the story here.

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