US aircraft, bomber

美国地毯式轰炸史

纽约—美国共和党总统候选人之一泰德·克鲁兹(Ted Cruz)最近说,他有办法解决中东乱局,那就是“地毯式轰炸”伊斯兰国,看看“沙子是否能在黑暗中发光”。共和党竞选阵营领先者唐纳德·特朗普(Donald Trump)承诺“把伊斯兰国炸出屎来”。另一位候选人克里斯·克里斯蒂(Chris Christie)威胁与俄罗斯开战。

总统候选人说出这样的话来,无怪乎最新民调表明30%左右的共和党选民(以及41%的特朗普支持者)支持轰炸阿格拉巴(Agrabah,迪士尼电影《阿拉丁》中虚构的中央地区)。这个地方听着像阿拉伯,这就足够了。

一种解读这些好斗言论的方式是认为执迷于此的都是嗜血狂魔。更善意的观点是他们极度缺乏历史记忆和道德想象力。这些人都没有对战争的个人体验。他们显然无法理解他们的厥词的后果。

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