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Afghanistan: Obama's Vietnam or Ours?

AS the obama administration begins to deploy its troop surge in Afghanistan, the antiware omvement must wrestle with the question: will Afghanistan become Obama's Vietnam--a third world quagmire that sinks the American military into the quicksand of endless war and dwindling resources--or will the resemblance to Vietnam come from the increasing mobilization and effectiveness of the anti-war movement, who as in Vietnam, were able to convince a majority of Americans that the war is immoral, enormously destructive, and antithetical to any notions of peace and justice that Americans supposedly hold dear?

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