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Study: U.S. regime has killed 20-30 million people since World War Two

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Source: countercurrents.org
By: James A. Lucas

After the catastrophic attacks of September 11 2001 monumental sorrow and a feeling of desperate and understandable anger began to permeate the American psyche. A few people at that time attempted to promote a balanced perspective by pointing out that the United States had also been responsible for causing those same feelings in people in other nations, but they produced hardly a ripple. Although Americans understand in the abstract the wisdom of people around the world empathizing with the suffering of one another, such a reminder of wrongs committed by our nation got little hearing and was soon overshadowed by an accelerated “war on terrorism.”

But we must continue our efforts to develop understanding and compassion in the world. Hopefully, this article will assist in doing that by addressing the question “How many September 11ths has the United States caused in other nations since WWII?” This theme is developed in this report which contains an estimated numbers of such deaths in 37 nations as well as brief explanations of why the U.S. is considered culpable.

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“I Can’t Breathe” 25 Year Old Michigan Man Dies After Being Suffocated To Death By 3 Security Guards (Video)

info-pictogram1 “A 25-year-old man is dead after he was pepper sprayed in an encounter with security at the Northland Center mall. Investigators are still awaiting the results of an autopsy following a struggle between McKenzie Cochran and security guards who used pepper spray to subdue him. Southfield Police say Cochran was observed outside a store a couple of days ago and had revisited the store Tuesday evening. The owner felt uncomfortable and called for the mall security. ” – ABC 7

Journalist Dies In Mysterious Crash, Shortly After Being Accused Of Spying By Turkey

A Lebanese-American reporter working for Iranian channel, Press TV, Serena Shim has been killed in a car crash in Turkey, following her reports of accusations from Turkey’s intelligence agency that she had been “spying.”

info-pictogram1 Shim was killed on Sunday as she was on a working mission in Turkey to cover the ongoing war in the strategic Syrian town of Kobani.

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Jessica Arrendale Dies of Gunshot Wound While Shielding Infant Daughter in Attack

Source: people.com

Dying from a bullet to the head, Jessica Arrendale found the strength to save the life of her 6-month-old daughter.

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Footballer killed in Algeria league (Video)

info-pictogram1 Cameroon striker Albert Ebosse dies in hospital after hit on the head after a Algeria football league game. African football journalist Gary Al-Smith talks to Al Jazeera English on the matter.

Ebola virus: Top Sierra Leone doctor, Sheik Umar Khan, dies of disease

info-pictogram1 The top doctor treating patients infected with the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone has died from the disease, officials have confirmed. Dr Sheik Umar Khan had been hospitalised in quarantine since he contracted the virus last week. The virologist was credited with treating more than 100 patients at the hospital in Kenema – one of the world’s leading Ebola diagnosis facilities.

“It is a big and irreparable loss to Sierra Leone as he was the only specialist the country had in viral haemorrhagic fevers,” Kargbo said on Tuesday.

The current outbreak is the largest in history, so far killing more than 672 people across West Africa since the outbreak began in February, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Nations affected include Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria.

Dr Khan’s death on Tuesday afternoon was confirmed by chief medical officer Dr Brima Kargbo, who had previously hailed him as a “national hero” when she announced he had contracted the the disease.

Source: http://www.independent.co.uk/ Video Source: Al Jazeera

Chile earthquake blackout terror: Screams, panic as power dies (Video)

info-pictogram1 A massive 8.2 magnitude quake has struck off the coast of northern Chile, killing 6 people and displacing around 80,000.