From the VOA:
NATO on Thursday acknowledged that coalition and Afghan troops killed a number of civilians during a joint operation in eastern Afghanistan, and said it deeply regrets the loss of life.
Alliance officials said the complete casualty toll is uncertain, but that at least four, and possibly a dozen or more civilians died before dawn Thursday in Nangarhar province.
Local officials said at least 26 civilians were killed during two separate incidents. Afghan President Hamid Karzai has ordered an investigation.
The question is, when will we begin hearing international calls for commercial boycotts of NATO countries in response to their wanton aggression against Afghan civilians?
*"Triple-standard," and not double-standard, because there are, in fact, three standards by which the nations of the world are judged; dictatorships are judged by a lenient standard; the U.S., and its European allies, are judged by a harsher standard, and Israel is judged by the harshest standard of all.
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