When is a murder not a murder? When we call the dismembering and dissolving of bodies a ‘targeted killing’

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Britain’s international trade secretary, Liz Truss.  Suggested reading: Is Human Life Sacred: The Body and the Spirit?

Source: The Independent

We’re selling arms to the Saudis again. But if they’re really our close friends, can they be blamed if they get a bit upset at the work of a journalist like Jamal Khashoggi, asks Robert Fisk

 

The Americans didn’t care about Qasem Soleimani’s remains. There must have been enough bits of it to stuff into his much-toured coffin before it was buried in Kerman. He, of course, was “assassinated” – a lot less troubling than down-to-earth “murder” – and Donald Trump even boasted about it.

And yes, yes, I’ll come to our sale of weapons of mass murder to the Saudis in a moment.

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Is Human Life Sacred: The Body and the Spirit?

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