War is a Force

David Enders, for the Pulitzer Center

Chris Hedges has a piece on Truthdig that I think is probably pretty accurate. Which leaves me sitting here in Kurdistan, finally out of Baghdad, which is now in the midst of a three-day curfew for a celebration to commemorate someone who died 1300 years ago, wondering what difference anything I've done will make. I spent the last month risking my ass to report on the US military allying itself with war criminals. Meanwhile, Iraqis died in the hundreds. What if we sided with Milosevic in Serbia? well, this is no different. We have. Will my reporting make a difference?...