Civilian casualties in Afghanistan hits all time high – UN report — RT News

I never, ever pay attention to the number of Afghan civilians killed by the US military and its allies in that country. Their lives/death are not as interesting to me as Bernie and Donald or even Pluto’s moons. I’m not proud of the fact and it does not speak well of my humanity. Nonetheless, when I run across some assessment of the toll. I occasionally post it. Not that I actually care about Afghan lives but rather, I consider info like this a useful reminder that, here in my Northshore Chicago bubble, I don’t. Shame on me.

“The number of civilians killed or injured in Afghanistan in 2015 was the highest in the last seven years amid increased fighting between pro-government forces and insurgent groups, including the Taliban, the United Nations said in its annual report.”

Source: Civilian casualties in Afghanistan hits all time high – UN report — RT News


About Excitable Ape

Today is the best day of my life! I am the Artist In Residence of the Chicago Council on Science and Technology. I work as an expert in science communication for Harvard University. Along with my wife, the comics artist Sharon Rosenzweig, I create comics and comic videos for the Annals of Internal Medicine. I express my passion for promoting science literacy by creating science education materials that makes people laugh out loud.
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