by Felicity Arbuthnot
Writer, Dandelion Salad
January 4, 2014
If war should come, whichever side may claim ultimate victory, nothing is more certain that victor and vanquished alike would glean a gruesome harvest of human misery and suffering.
– UK Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, July 31, 1939, to the House of Commons
Fallujah has become a symbol of Iraq’s suffering since the onslaught on the country in 1991, numerous, uncounted interim US-UK bombings, then the 2003 invasion, occupation – and misery unending.