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How About a Spring Peace Offensive in Afghanistan?

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While recent history has given ample reason to doubt it, maybe that kind of negotiation is going on right now behind the scenes. If so, great. If not, it's time to listen to the polls that say the American people are fed up with the war in Afghanistan.

 

Spring is here, and it's a perfect time for a Spring Peace Offensive. Since we don't have a Department Of Peace, there's no reason not to act as if we did. The pollen is out there floating in the air. It's a shame to keep a bloody conflagration going just to save a little face.

 

It's time to seriously figure out how to leave Afghanistan.

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[1] click here=1&scp=1&sq=Afgan Official Rod Nordland&st=cse

For the original article, go to THIS CAN'T BE HAPPENING at:  http://www.thiscantbehappening.net/node/547

 

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I'm a 72-year-old American who served in Vietnam as a naive 19-year-old. From that moment on, I've been studying and re-thinking what US counter-insurgency war means. I live outside of Philadelphia, where I'm a writer, photographer and political (more...)
 

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