From Drone Strikes to MOAB: The Strategically Silenced – Truth

A Pakistani Army soldier patrols in South Waziristan on November 17, 2009. (Photo: Tyler Hicks / The New York Times)A Pakistani Army soldier patrols in South Waziristan on November 17, 2009. South Waziristan is one of many areas where US attacks have continually devastated people’s lives and homes, but remain invisible in most US media. (Photo: Tyler Hicks / The New York Times)

US foreign policy consists of trading bodies for approval ratings, guilt for innocence, absence for life, and strategic silencing, all for fear of a threat both feigned and self-made.

On April 13, 2017, the Trump regime dropped the GBU-43 massive ordnance air blast (MOAB) also known as the “Mother of all Bombs” in the Achin district of Nangarhar in Afghanistan. While the official statement from the Headquarters of the United States Forces in Kabul, Afghanistan, notes that the military “took every precaution to avoid civilian

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