by Hugh Fitzgerald
Is it really beyond all possibility for the American government to do something to protect the Christians, the Yazidis, the Shabak, and all the others, threatened by maddened Muslims? A country that sent a million men to Iraq during the past decade, that spent two trillion dollars on that effort, that moved in tanks and planes and artillery, and then moved them out again, or rather moved most of it out but left much for the feckless government in Baghdad run by, and for, Shi’a Arabs, cannot send a few thousand men, and planes flying and bombing overhead, to protect the oldest Christian communities in the world from extermination? No? Why not?
Would it “offend” the world’s Muslims? Should any non-Muslim care?
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