"The West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion, but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact, non-Westerners never do.”" ~~~~Samuel P. Huntington

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Perspectives: On The Topic Of Muammar al-Gadaffi, Other 'Brutal Dictators', And 'Atrocities'

Atrocity is a word bandied about a lot now days in regard to national leaders who aren't held in high esteem by the so-called civilized nations of the world, so yours truly seeks to clarify.

THIS in an "Atrocity":
"We don't do body counts" ~~General Tommy Franks src
But, of course that was just another lie:
"The Wikileaks Iraq war logs provide us with a unique picture of every death in Iraq.

These are those events mapped using Google Fusion tables."

When the Hand Cursor points at a red dot, click once for the specifics of that particular death.

[Baghdad alone. This map zooms out to cover every death in Iraq at the time of 'purloin-ment']
Fullscreen online version available here

[Download the data]

Go To The Guardian (UK) For More

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