Latest update: 13/01/2012
- Afghanistan - Afghanistan war - Libya - nuclear Iran - Turkey - US military
'The horror of war'
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Fri. 13/01/12. A lot of international papers react to a video showing US marine appearing to urinate on Taliban corpses. Jonathan Jones puts the incident in the context of the digital age in The Guardian, while Robert Fisk says "armies are horrible creatures and soldiers will do wicked things". Meanwhile, the Duchess of York is in trouble with the Turkish law.
Some articles from today’s international press review:
HUFFINGTON POST: “U.S. Marines Urinate On Dead Bodies In Afghanistan”
THE GUARDIAN: “Deeds against the dead”
THE INDEPENDENT: “This is not about ‘bad apples’. This is the horror of war”
THE INDEPENDENT: “Britain’s reputation is in the dock over rendition”
WALL STREET JOURNAL (Europe): “The Intrigues of Persia”
GULF NEWS: “A dirty war on Iran is not the way forward”