Thirty Five Thousand civilians have died since the invasion of Iraq.
Thirty Five Thousand.
Not by war. Not at the hands of American troops. Not even at the hand of a brutal dictator.
It was fellow Muslims. Followers of Islam and the Koran. Devotees of Mohammed.
And, there was no, “Ooops. Sorry. We were targeting American troops and missed.”
There was no collateral damage in this figure, except for the few accidentally killed by American soldiers.
Accidental death is just that – accidental.
In this figure, it was absolute, cold-blooded murder.
And, they targeted the weakest and the most vulnerable in their society. They aimed at the elderly and the women – and especially the children.
That is what upsets me the most. The children.
How can a religion spawn men who would WANT and SEEK to kill little children?
And, to Israelis, this is nothing new. Do you know that you cannot find a school on the map? That schools are specifically constructed to withstand terrorist attack?
Because as much as terrorists love to kill Israelis, they love to kill little children most of all.