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The human cost of war on Iran

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Anybody remember the opening lines of the Preamble to the UN Charter ? They read as follows :

WE THE PEOPLES OF THE UNITED NATIONS DETERMINED

to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and ...

One wonders how many days since the signing of the Charter this world has been free of «the scourge of war », which has, in contrast to WW I and II, mainly tormented the less developed regions of our planet ? The type of thinking which, in the service of power and profit, allows - indeed, actively promotes - these wars is here well portrayed by Elizabeth Murray....

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