War Testimony

This Week, 1948 and 1971

January 30, 1948

On this day a Man of Peace was Gunned Down but His Legacy, Teachings, and Humanity Lives On!

Mohandas K. Gandhi was killed in Delhi
by an assassin who fired three shots from a pistol at a range of three feet.

An American reporter who saw it happen
Read It Here

"Just an old man in a loincloth in distant India: Yet when he died, humanity wept."

Some Powerful Articles like 'Pentagon Breaks with White House'

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Greyhawk had this posted at ePluribus about the Military breaking ranks with the White House on the propaganda about the Successful Surge with only this one snippet

"Don't let the quiet fool you," a senior defense official says. "There's still a huge chasm between how the White House views Iraq and how we [in the Pentagon] view Iraq. The White House would like to have you believe the 'surge' has worked, that we somehow defeated the insurgency. That's just ludicrous. There's increasing quiet in Iraq, but that's happened because of our shift in strategy - the 'surge' had nothing to do with it."

And just a few sentences, so I followed the link. Here's abit more to hopefully get you to drop over to the Asia Times online and read the rest.