Looking Up: Normalizing Air War from Guernica to Arab Jabour, By Tom Engelhardt

This is just phenomenally important journalism; click the title to read it.

As in the case of the later phases of the Vietnam war, one way to get an unpopular war off the front pages is to move to air power. As long as we (and every other tribal group) care more about "our own" than "them," the tactic will always work.