Netanyahu is part of a bigger problem, ginning up fear and paranoia among the Israeli population to solidify his support
In the belief that the American public has the right to know about the “fundamentally” and “morally” flawed U.S. drone program, an unnamed whistle-blower in the intelligence community provided The Intercept with a treasure trove of secret military documents and slides that shine a critical light on the country’s killer...
We ought not to be blinded by media theater, or by habits of dismissing the doubts, and even the deaths, of countless people just like ourselves, overseas, whenever our government offers us its unsubstantiated explanations, its sincere good will, its apologies.
"Privately, the architects of the U.S. drone program have acknowledged its shortcomings. But they have made sure that this campaign, launched by Bush and vastly expanded under Obama, has been shrouded in secrecy. The public has a right to know how the US government has decided who to kill."
To be clear, the decision to provide aerial fire [on a hospital] was a U.S. decision made within the U.S. chain of command.
We should affirm the Afghans' right to medical care and safety. The U.S. should offer investigators unimpeded access to the decision makers in this attack and pay to reconstruct the hospital with reparations for suffering caused throughout these fourteen years of war and cruelly manufactured chaos.
The Radically Changing Story of the U.S. Airstrike on Afghan Hospital: From Mistake to Justification
This amounts to an admission of a war crime. This utterly contradicts the initial attempts of the US government to minimize the attack as ‘collateral damage.'
Since World War II, the United States has maintained a close friendship with one of the world’s worst human rights violators, Saudi Arabia. Given mounting evidence of the Saudi monarchy’s appalling behavior, that relationship must end in order to start reconciling U.S. actions with its stated support for human rights.