Statement on the 8th Anniversary of the War in Afghanistan

//www.commondreams.org/headline/2009/10/07-10

The Suffocatingly Narrow Afghanistan 'Debate'
//www.commondreams.org/view/2009/10/07-8

US Senator Russ Feingold Statement on the 8th Anniversary of the War in Afghanistan
//www.commondreams.org/newswire/2009/10/07-0

War on Afghanistan: Eight Years Too Long
//www.commondreams.org/newswire/2009/10/07-9

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Epitaph on empire

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by Philip Giraldi

10/08/09

These days, as the pattern of endless war seems to be locked into the DNA of all our leaders, be they Democrats or Republicans, I grieve particularly for our fellow countrymen who have given up their lives in service to their country over the past nine years. I remember well the young faces of my former Army comrades who died in Vietnam in a war that none of us understood, faces frozen in time from lives now lost forever. The numbers tell us that 4,348 Americans have died in Iraq and 869 in Afghanistan, with no end in sight on either front and the death rate in Afghanistan escalating dramatically. I carefully read the obituaries of soldiers and Marines in the newspapers, men and women just like me who leave behind shattered families, who will never see their children grow, who will never have their dreams realized. … And they have shed their blood not to nourish the tree of liberty, but rather a garden of deceit planted by our politicians, who have forgotten the cardinal rule that asking any American to die on foreign soil should be a last resort, not a ‘policy option.’ Eight years of the sacrifice of our children has not made us safer, has not made us better, and has only made much of the world hate us...

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