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Thursday, March 27, 2003

How Many Lives?  
"In Afghanistan, for instance, we killed, according to the best estimates, between 1,000 and 1,200 civilians. Now we read heartbreaking stories of houses in the suburbs of Baghdad being destroyed by missiles and of husbands losing their wives and parents losing their children. Are we wrong to use weapons that have the potential to go astray and kill innocents? Are we justified in going to war if war involves a risk of significant civilian casualties?"