subtitleWe had to destroy the city in order to save it
DescriptionIn November 2004 the United States aerial and artillery bombing destroyed Fallujah, the Iraqi City of Mosques. In 1968 the U.S. destroyed the Vietnamese city of Ben Tre. A U.S. major told CNN reporter Peter Arnett: "It became necessary to destroy the city in order to save it."
KeywordsMiddle Eastern Studies, War, Iraq War