In over a decade of war in Afghanistan, about half of all Americans killed in action and two thirds of those wounded have done so in 2010 and 2011, according to a Congressional Research Service report.
At the time the report was published on November 16, 1,723 Americans had died for the war in Afghanistan and 14,837 had been wounded. In just the past two years, 890 have been killed and 10,060 have been wounded.
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The only solution to the increase in violence in Afghanistan is to bring all our troops home. We’ve been occupying Afghanistan for over a decade and it’s time to bring an end to it.
Obama claimed to be the peace candidate but it was all a trick. His foreign policy is far more aggressive than even George Bush’s was. Since Obama has taken office troop levels have increased, the amount of wars have increased, and the level of US-sponsored violence throughout the world has been escalated.
Also see Obama: Worse Than a Third Bush Term.
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