She is one writer who is fearlessly writing against all shadowy neo-conservative agenda. “The big question about the war was, how much blood could Americans bear? Donald Rumsfeld and Dick Cheney were determined to lead America out of its post-Vietnam, post-Mogadishu queasiness with force and casualties, to change the culture to accept war as a more natural part of a superpower’s role in the world.”
They showed the grieving American soldier’s mother crying her heart out beside the stripe and star flag draped coffin of her slain nineteen-year-old son. They showed an American little boy’s anguished stare while absorbing the news of his father’s death in the battlefield.
In Los Angeles Times the graphic image of an Iraqi widow and her little daughter mourning over the cold dead body of their loved ones, their faces are contorted, the eyes sucked out all tears and hopes. A solitary car parked on the side of a road, an Iraqi man’s single bullet holed lifeless head was resting on the wheel while his son was utterly shocked and stooped nearby.
“Mr. Cheney’s war guru, Victor Davis Hanson, writes in his book “An Autumn of War” that war can be good, and that sometimes nations are better off using devastation than suasion.” é that is surely making these Gods proud of their crowning achievement, their paths are filled with less obstacles, their plans of global domination can now get fruition while the American public become sanitized from the pain of war in faraway places. “Perhaps the American tolerance for pain is owed to the fact that much of the pain is not shown on television” é The earthly God speaks without any subtlety hidden anymore. All bets are off. Now is the time for the God to wage perpetual war for perpetual spoils of war. They will wage war after war, World War IV or V or more, doesn’t inconvenient these cold hearted hawks pursuing paradise with fundamentalist ardor.
Mahbubul Karim (Sohel) is a freelance writer. He contributed above article to Media Monitors Network (MMN) from Canada.