Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Is Peace Still an Option?

By Norman Solomon
February 4, 2009

The United States began its war in Afghanistan 88 months ago. "The war on terror" has no sunset clause. As a perpetual emotion machine, it offers to avenge what can never heal and to fix grief that is irreparable.

Read on.

3 comments:

James Young said...
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James Young said...

Tell you what: I'll give you a "sunset clause" on the War on Terror if you'll extend the same courtesy on the "War on Poverty."

Of course, the former has been a lot shorter (88 months compared to approximately 528 months) and cost a helluva a lot less than the latter.

With far superior results.

sanda said...

So, how do we push to dialogue to "exit Afghanistan"? I am reading "Nemesis" by Chalmers Johnson, but I'm only at the beginning....