Posted by Not American on October 08, 2001 at 01:20:23:
In Reply to: Re: To quote Hibernian Psycho: "A little naive, I feel..." posted by It's on October 07, 2001 at 21:26:13:
Typically ignorant response. Perhaps if you were writing in from Kabul I'd trust your interpretation that it was a mass bombing, but it is quite certain that the bombings have been directed at specific targets of military importance to the Taliban. It would be naive to discount the likelihood of "collateral damage" (ie death of innocents, damage where not intended) but a mass bombing it has not been! The number of planes involved in the missions flown so far, the number of missiles used, etc, clearly indicates a measured and targetted attack as opposed to the carpet bombing response so many seem to think is the only response possible from the Americans. Stow your biases and get your facts straight. At least that way you can attempt to interpret the media propoganda and get a more realistic picture of what is going on.