Why Is America Still Doing Drone Assassinations?
Oh so proudly we hail, by the dawn’s early light—the assassination of Ayman al-Zawahiri, the top al-Qaida leader and one-time right hand of Osama bin Laden.
According to the Associated Press (Monday, Aug 2, 2022) “President Joe Biden announced Monday that al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Kabul, an operation he said delivered justice and hopefully “one more measure of closure” to families of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States.”
‘Closure,’ Joe? You have a very strange view of closure
You recently disconnected us from the longest war our nation has ever fought, more than twice the length of World Wars One and Two combined. I say ‘disconnected,’ because ‘fled’ is a word Americans find hard to swallow, although it is our fashion today to shoot from the hip and regret our quick draws with heads down and victims of the nations we invade hanging from our departing helicopters.
There’s another side to what Biden celebrates, as he bo…