Letter: Iraq's Blitz spirit
Andrew Chadwick is Professor of Political Science and Founding Director of the New Political Communication Unit in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Royal Holloway, University of London. His latest book 'The Hybrid Media System: Politics and Power' will be published by Oxford University Press in 2013. He has recently started a new research project examining the democratic implications of the new forms of political activism that combine “lifestyle” celebrities with distributed networks of engagement.
Tuesday 22 December 1998
An emergency do-it-yourself medical facility could be added (with instructions in Arabic) for any unfortunate victim of collateral damage. In this way the "tough and tender" bomb would accurately target its intended recipients in addition to fostering the spirit of self-help.
The bomb would not only encapsulate the principles of this government but could also provide valuable export revenue if properly marketed.
I hope the powers that be are listening.
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