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August 23, 2005

The other war... Afghanistan

-- by Thomas Leavitt

Let's not forget that there's another war going on, and American soldiers are dying on a regular basis there too: "13 have been killed in August alone". Not to mention quite a few Afghan policemen and soldiers (and civilians, as in Iraq).

GI Death Toll in Afghanistan Worst since '01

Other excerpts: "... Al Qaeda was paying renewed attention to the country this year."

As if we needed more evidence of how wrongheaded the "we're pinning them down in Iraq" argument is.

Posted by Thomas Leavitt at August 23, 2005 3:15 AM

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