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Make the Afghanistan War Supporters Hear Us – At the Polls


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Make the Afghanistan War Supporters Hear Us – At the Polls

Tom Gallagher

Is it Polyanna-ish to look for hopeful signs in the congressional votes that overwhelmingly supported President Obama’s supplemental appropriations request for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars? Perhaps, nonetheless there were a couple. For one, with debate on the Iraq War largely frozen by the government’s theoretical commitment to complete troop withdraw by 2012, the growing war in Afghanistan has for the first time surfaced as the focal point of debate.