Michael Totten

Atrocity Seen From Outer Space

This is what ethnic “cleansing” looks like.
Behold a satellite photo of a Kurdish neighborhood in Kirkuk, Iraq, in 1997.
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Here is the same neighborhood in 1998.
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Saddam Hussein destroyed more than 3,000 Kurdish towns and villages in this way. Some were so thoroughly annihilated there is little evidence they ever even existed.
Thanks to Bill Herbert for the photos.