There’s no other place in the world where the U.S. military forcefully occupies foreign land on an open-ended basis, against the wishes of its host nation.
There’s no reason to automatically exalt uniformed fighters as heroes. But a humane society will surely seek understanding and care for any person who survives the killing fields of a war zone.
"This is a historic stand by this nurse, who recognized the basic humanity of the detainees and the inhumanity of what he was being asked to do."
Ann Wright Common Dreams http://www.commondreams.org/view/2013/12/20-5 I hope the first African-American United State President has seen the movie “12 Years A Slave.” It’s the story of Solomon Northup, a born-free, educated African-American carpenter and musician who lived in Saratoga, New York. In 1841, during a trip to Washington, DC, Northup was...
Out of 779 detainees, only seven have been convicted and sentenced. The US must end this costly disgrace.