Potential Lives, Impossible Deaths

  title={Potential Lives, Impossible Deaths},
  author={Thomas Gregory},
  journal={International Feminist Journal of Politics},
  pages={327 - 347}
  • Thomas Gregory
  • Published 1 September 2012
  • Political Science
  • International Feminist Journal of Politics
The number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan has increased dramatically in recent years as the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has tried to put down the Taliban insurgency. Reports of civilian casualties are, however, frequently dismissed as being examples of Taliban propaganda or blamed on the actions of enemy fighters, while the tragic loss of civilians is rarely marked or even acknowledged within the dominant frames of war. At first glance, the fact that civilians are so… 

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