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Tuesday, July 05, 2005

Winning Hearts and Minds II

Afghanistan's Chief of Staff, Jawed Ludin, responds to the U.S. killing of 17 civilians:
"The president is extremely saddened and disturbed. There is no way ... the killing of civilians can be justified. ... It's the terrorists we are fighting. It's not our people who should suffer."
Could our image in the world get any worse these days?

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