One year to gain 12 miles. In light of the Wikileaks revelations about life on the ground in Afghanistan, this video helps to confirm the hopelessness of war and the suffering of war. As a nation, we have to be informed before sending our troops, sacrificing our youth, on such a course.
http://atwar.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/07/25/the-war-logs/ Read the spin then read the data
Repeatedly, foes of the occupation of Iraq have warned of the dire consequences to our nation of spending blood and treasure without a return on investment. Rachel speaks with noted author and Pulitzer Prize winner, Lawrence Wright whose book,
Pakistani troops that help guard an essential supply convoy to US troops in Afghanistan up through the Khyber Pass may shift position to the India border. Richard Engel reports that our troops will be left in a very precarious position as a consequence.