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The English text of the lead article in the issue is below. Peace, The War Times/Tiempo de Guerras All-Volunteer Staff: Jan Adams, Karolo Aparicio, Mariana Bustamante, Ruth Warner Carrillo, Jung Hee Choi, Max Elbaum, Arnoldo Garcia, Rebecca Gordon, Felicia Gustin, Hany Khalil, Rachel Kahn, Lynn Koh, Gerald Lenoir, Burton Li, Elizabeth (Betita) Martinez, Samuel Orozco, Ricardo Ortega, Sushawn Robb, Kerry Taylor, Bob Wing
WHY DO THEY HATE US?
Hassan Dirani lost three children when Israel bombed his Beirut neighborhood. But he blames the United States. "Thank you, George Bush," he told the Christian Science Monitor, "for those 'smart' bombs."
"That's how they create terrorists," said a restaurant owner, who watched as his neighbors dug out their shattered homes. "And they ask: 'Why do they hate us?'"
On Sept. 2 the Pentagon reported that Iraqi civilian casualties soared by more than 50 percent to nearly 120 per day in recent months. Well over 40,000 civilians have been killed since the U.S. invasion, and it is estimated that 200,000 more have died from war-related causes.
A University of Michigan poll in August showed that 91.7 percent of Iraqis want an end to the U.S. occupation--and nearly half approve of attacks on U.S. soldiers.
Since the U.S. invasion Afghanistan has become the world's largest producer of opium. An all-time high harvest was reported on Sept. 3.........
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