During World War One, 10% of all casualties were civilians.
During World War Two, the number of civilian deaths rose to 50%.
During the Vietnam War, 70% of all casualties were civilians.
In the war in Iraq, civilians account for up to 90% of all deaths."
The War You Don’t See by John Pilger. (via sandysays)
but the news calls them
civilians enemy combatants so people look away and ignore it
Close to 100% of Pakistani deaths are civilian - the US has simply failed to call their drone attacks a war