Saturday, June 30, 2007

When Violence Begets Violence Begets . . .

The news this week that a Scottish review panel has granted a former Libyan intelligence officer convicted of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 permission for a second appeal should come as no surprise.
This is because the conviction probably was fraudulent because it's likely the bombing was carried out by Iran with an assist from Syria, but the U.S. didn't want to blame them because it was in retalation for the shootdown of Iran Air Flight 655 by the USS Vincennes.
Anyhow, Jonathan Schwartz has put together a terrific little essay on how violence begets violence with the catchy title How The USS Vincennes Killed My High School Biology Lab Partner.

Read it here.

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