Send the Negotiators, Bring the Troops Home

Abby Zimet

 Given the alarming signs of escalating U.S. involvement in
Afghanistan – Obama's talk of increased troops, the recent bombings of
mountainous border areas of Pakistan – the possibility of a political,
not military solution to Afghanistan seems to slip further and further
away. Progressive Democrats of America – "Healthcare NOT Warfare" –
urges us not to let it. Why is there almost no discussion in Congress
about finding a political solution? Tell them we need it here

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