The murder by Predator drone of Afghan civilians has become so drearily predictable that the events now warrant only a brief mention deep inside the New York Times. Perhaps the U.S. military—which in fact is the enforcement arm of the western corporate empire—can systemize financial compensation for such deaths.
Here, take some fiat dollars. That’ll make it all better!
What is the price of a human life?
In Afghanistan, if foreign troops kill an innocent civilian by accident, families may receive compensations of around $2,500.
See video at uruknet.info.