The degree to which sites are being blocked is akin to a carpet-bombing
suggested the muted obliteration of that which was too distant to be seen.
Geena Davis, as the first woman president, is doing some cultural carpet-bombing
for the notion that a woman could hold the highest office in the land.
The government has intensified its battle against dengue with an island-wide ''carpet-bombing
'' blitz that began last weekend to scour mosquito breeding grounds, which was joined by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong peering down drains in public places to check for breeding sites, which was photographed by local newspapers.
Up to 40,000 people died during carpet-bombing
of Dresden by the allies during the Second World War.
And you're not going to get them with a carpet-bombing
I'D SUSPECTED SOMETHING LESS THAN 100% PERFORMANCE, BUT HERE THEY WERE, CARPET-BOMBING
NORTHERN ALLIANCE CITIES.
In The Rings of Saturn, which may be Sebald's finest book, the author explores, among other things, the staggering losses of the 8th British Air Fleet in World War II (9,000 planes and 15,000 crewmen engaged in the cruel and pointless campaign to break the morale of Germany's civilians by carpet-bombing
its cities), the spread of unemployment and illiteracy in and around Lowestoft, the ominous dwindling of herring catches, the bitter death in their Ukrainian exile of two Polish patriots who happened to be Joseph Conrad's parents, the incurable lifelong loneliness of Edward Fitzgerald, the horrific massacres of the Taiping Rebellion, and the decline of sericulture in Europe.
In this month's Rant, the San Francisco writer argues that the age of suicide hijackers, anthrax attacks, and carpet-bombing
of Stone Age central Asian countries is not, as many pious commentators have claimed, inevitably making the world a more caring and sincere place.
From Friday last week, opposition troops approached Kabul within 6 kilometers of the city as the United States continued carpet-bombing
attacks on Taliban front lines in support of the Alliance offensive.
The once-proud fanatics offered to give up the besieged city of Kunduz after ferocious carpet-bombing
Abdul Rahman, a brigade commander near the front lines north of Kabul, said carpet-bombing
of the front lines would be necessary.