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The Middle Path, One Day At A Time

What are Afghani lives worth?

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I find myself wondering what the going rate for Afghani lives might be.  The last I heard Iraqis were valued at a few thousand dollars, based on the payoffs to the families.

Gates expresses regret for civilian deaths – Yahoo! News

KABUL, Afghanistan – Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Wednesday expressed “personal regret” for recent U.S. airstrikes that killed Afghan civilians, and pledged more accurate targeting in future.

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Author: Bill

Birder, cat-lover, pilot, poet. Former lounge lizard, pauper, pagan, lifeguard, chauffeur,cop and martial artist, turned pacifist addiction writer. Tries to be a good husband, father and brother, and makes a decent friend. Likes to take pictures. Stumbling down the Middle Path, one day at a time.

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