Thursday, July 12, 2007

The costs of war

The Other War: Iraq Vets Bear Witness:
Many of these veterans returned home deeply disturbed by the disparity between the reality of the war and the way it is portrayed by the US government and American media. The war the vets described is a dark and even depraved enterprise, one that bears a powerful resemblance to other misguided and brutal colonial wars and occupations, from the French occupation of Algeria to the American war in Vietnam and the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory.

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  1. This is very painful, but very important to read. We have to confront America's evil to stop it. There is no way, in good conscience, to say anything but that this war must stop immediately. There is no other rational demand we can make on American 'leaders.' Anything less is bargaining with satan.

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