It’s Not Terrorism When WE Do It ….
The United States is arguably the world’s largest sponsor of terrorism, although we call it “self defense” and fighting “humanitarian” wars.
But when other people – especially brown-skinned people who wear funny clothes – do the same things that we do, we label it as terrorism.
Mark Selden - Bartle Professor of History and Sociology at Binghamton University – explains:
American politicians and most social scientists definitionally exclude actions and policies of the United States and its allies” as terrorism.
When Al Qaeda, Syrians or white supremacists target people attending funerals of those killed – or those attempting to rescue people who have been injured by – previous attacks, we rightfully label it terrorism. But the U.S. government does exactly the same thing, without any criticism by government apologists…read more here