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Why Are Humanitarian Workers Targeted?

Why are humanitarian workers targeted? On World Humanitarian Day this year the United Nations reported that in various conflict zones in 2013, 155 aid workers were killed, 171 were injured and 134 were taken as captives. We have to ask, what is the justification for such acts? Let us begin with the illegal occupation of […]

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Posted in Humanitarian Intervention, Iraq, Islam, Middle East, Religion, Security Issues, Syria, Terrorism, UN, World


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Thanks, Tim. I take your point. But reconsidering a decision isn't always terrible, is it? If it were, we'd still be trying to grow peanuts in Tanzania, Lance Armstrong would have won the Tour de France seven times, and the Birmingham Six would still be in prison.

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