Re: An Essay from an Afghan-American

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Sun Sep 16 2001 - 01:28:57 MDT

Greg Burch wrote:
> This was sent to me and is the kind of thing that has to be thrown into the
> mix:

This is a very good piece. I question one thing though. Why do
we have to move the troops through Pakistan? Can we airdrop
enough troops and supplies for what needs to be done?

- samantha

> <><><> <><><> <><><>
> I've been hearing a lot of talk about "bombing Afghanistan back to the
> Stone Age." Ronn Owens, on KGO Talk Radio today, allowed that this would
> mean killing innocent people, people who had nothing to do with this
> atrocity, but "we're at war, we have to accept collateral damage. What
> else can we do?" Minutes later I heard some TV pundit discussing
> whether we "have the belly to do what must be done."


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