Monday, May 25, 2009

Hypocrisy unlimted

In this Nov.. 18, 2008 file image reviewed by the U.S. Military, guards escort a Guantanamo detainee carrying a book at the Camp 4 detention facility at the U.S. Naval open air common area at the U.S. Military Base, in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (AP)

(TI)Can one visualize a greater violation of International Law, International Humanitarian Law and the most basic tenets of decency and civilized conduct than the outrageous spectacle of the most powerful country on this earth [USA] together with countries such as the United Kingdom invading a significantly weaker sovereign State [Iraq] on the manifestly fraudulent pretext of there being in that country, "weapons of mass destruction"; subjecting its capital Baghdad to a non stop barrage of artillery and aerial bombing, 24 hours of the day for several continuous weeks, the fate of civilians in Baghdad notwithstanding; murdering over a million civilians of that Country and displacing over 4,700,000 in the last six years; torturing an unknown number of its citizens and hunting its Head of State [Sadam Hussein who ranked equal in every sense of the word with George Bush and Queen Elizabeth II among others] like a wild animal and lynching him after a trial by a Kangaroo Court ?? While it is quite possible that the inhuman conduct of these countries in murdering Afghans in Afghanistan willy nilly may possibly constitute a greater violation, that is a matter of purely academic interest because the foul perpetrators of both sets of abhorrent acts are the same. Full text Share on Facebook