I wonder how many people notice the parallel between these two stories. In the second story, we have an individual unit accused of randomly killing a civilian, and being investigated for it. In the first story, we have a systematic campaign of randomly killing civilians, and that is reported as sound policy. Such is the nature of propaganda in the Fourth Reich.
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From: NYTimes.com <•••@••.•••>Date: 28 September 2010 08:22:30 ISTSubject: Today’s Headlines: C.I.A. Steps Up Drone Attacks in Pakistan to Thwart Taliban
C.I.A. Steps Up Drone Attacks in Pakistan to Thwart Taliban
By MARK MAZZETTI and ERIC SCHMITT
The C.I.A. has drastically increased bombing in the
mountains of Pakistan, American officials said, part of an
effort to try to cripple the Taliban there.
Drug Use Cited in Unit Tied to Civilian Deaths
By WILLIAM YARDLEY
American soldiers consumed with drug use randomly chose
Afghans to kill, according to testimony.