MQ-9 Reaper Drone (Photo: United States Air Force) During a hearing on Capitol Hill, General Frank McKenzie, the commander for United States Central Command, contended a drone strike that killed an aid worker and his family in Kabul, Afghanistan, did not occur under any pressure to retaliate. The drone operators
"We knew it was a debacle. Everybody knew. There was a culture of silence to cover it up, and the politicians were never really trying to win the war."
Let's seek out such voices next time a presidential administration moves the United States toward launching a war.
"The truest truism that I’ve come to understand about the nature of war is that war is trauma," Daniel Hale shared with the judge.