Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Binocular Snapshot for 3/02/2011

LastDayWatchers see the failures as they continue to mount up as God curse of the Bush/Obama Administrations produces when

Gathering Firewood, 9 Afghan Boys Killed by NATO Helicopters

"Nine boys collecting firewood to heat their homes in the eastern Afghanistan mountains were killed by NATO helicopter gunners who mistook them for insurgents


The boys, who were 9 to 15 years old, were attacked on Tuesday in what amounted to one of the war’s worst cases of mistaken killings by foreign-led forces. The victims included two sets of brothers. A 10th boy survived.


News of the attack enraged Afghans and led to an anti-American demonstration on Wednesday in the village of Nanglam, where the boys where from. The only survivor, Hemad, 11, said his mother had told him to go out with other boys to collect firewood because “the weather is very cold now.”


"We were almost done collecting the wood when suddenly we saw the helicopters come"


said Hemad, who, like many Afghans, has only one name.


"here were two of them. The helicopters hovered over us, scanned us and we saw a green flash from the helicopters. Then they flew back high up, and in a second round they hovered over us and started shooting. They fired a rocket which landed on a tree. The tree branches fell over me and shrapnel hit my right hand and my side."


Gen. David H. Petraeus, said the boys had been misidentified as the attackers of a NATO base earlier in the day


The tree, Hemad said, saved his life by covering him so that he could not be seen by the helicopters, which. he said, “shot the boys one after another.”


“As soon as we heard about the attack on the village’s children, all the village men rushed to the mountains to find out what really happened,” said Ashabuddin, a shopkeeper from Manogai, a nearby village, whose nephew Khalid was among those killed.


"Finally we found the dead bodies. Some of the dead bodies were really badly chopped up by the rockets," he said. "The head of a child was missing. Others were missing limbs."


Calling it a “ruthless.” he questioned whether the Western goals of combating terrorism and securing Afghanistan could be achieved if civilians continued to die."

"The President asked whether bombing an area where poor children were collecting firewood for winter was the way to succeed against terrorism and secure Afghanistan"

More fulfillment of God promise of plundering "You shall be plunder continually"

"The story of the Kajaki dam, the largest U.S. aid project in Afghanistan, is emblematic of the U.S. government's failing approach to development aid in Afghanistan"

according to a policy brief by Mark Moyar, a former professor at the Marine Corps University and frequent consultant to U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan and the Mideast.


By pumping more than $100 million into a hydropower plant, the United States sought to improve the lives of Afghans and win the hearts and minds of tribesmen


and farmers who might otherwise turn to the Taliban insurgency, Instead, a prominent outside Pentagon adviser argues,


The bungled boondoggle ended up funding the insurgents while doing little to help the United States end the war and bring troops home."

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