Civilian life counts for nothing in terror war.Byline: Maurice Fitzmaurice
THE killing of Pakistani Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud Baitullah Mehsud is a leading Taliban commander in Waziristan. The Waziris are a tribe whose home spans the Pakistan/Afghanistan border. The Mahsud are one of the four sub-tribes of the Waziri. by an US unmanned drone was hailed as a breakthrough in the fight against terror.
If he did half the things he's being blamed for then this one-time body builder deserved everything he got.
But an interesting fact was mentioned in the wake of the death of this "murderous thug" - for every militant killed by one of these drones, 24 civilians die.
Imagine for a moment if in the wake of the Omagh bomb the British Army, who have three Reaper drones operating in Afghanistan, had sent them into North Louth in search of Michael McKevitt and Liam Campbell. Would 48 dead civilians have been a price worth paying? If such "collateral" damage would not for one second be considered acceptable here, why on earth is it ok in Pakistan? It seems the value of human life depends on which part of the world you're in.
And so if a Taliban leader visits his wife and children - or goes to a market, we are happy to let the bombs drop.
Some analysts say the death of Mehsud will make little difference as there are a few wannabes Wannabes is an online interactive soap and game created for the BBC by Illumna Digital. Wannabes follows on from Jamie Kane, the BBC's previous foray into online interactive drama. The show/game consists of 14 10 minute episodes released twice a week. waiting in the wings dying to meet Allah.
But one thing they rarely mention - young people may well be lining up to join the rebels to fight America, the country which wilfully WILFULLY, intentionally.
2. In charging certain offences it is required that they should be stated to be wilfully done. Arch. Cr. Pl. 51, 58; Leach's Cr. L. 556.
3. kills women and children with missiles.
Too add insult to injury they call it a roaring success in the fight against terrorism.
Value of human life depends on where you are in the world
KILLED Warlord warlord, in modern Chinese history, autonomous regional military commander. In the political chaos following the death (1916) of republican China's first president and commander in chief, Yüan Shih-kai, central authority fell to the provincial military governors Baitullah Mehsud