Is This What “Shielding Afghans From Violence” Looks Like?
By: Derrick Crowe
October 01, 2009 "The Seminal" -- During his confirmation hearing, General McChrystal said:
McChrystal is now running around demanding more troops for Afghanistan so he can increase "the number of Afghans shielded from violence."
Yeah, about that...
Troop Levels Compared with Civilian Casualty Data in Afghanistan 2009
Warning: The following video contains graphic images.
Note: Derrick Crowe is the Afghanistan blog fellow for Brave New Foundation / The Seminal. Learn how the war in Afghanistan undermines U.S. security: watch Rethink Afghanistan (Part Six), & visit http://rethinkafghanistan.com/blog.