Is this War Worth It?

July 14, 2010 at 1:16 pm Leave a comment

The Associated Press reports

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Eight American troops died in attacks in southern Afghanistan, including a car bombing and gunfight outside a police compound in Kandahar, officials said Wednesday as the Taliban push back against a coalition effort to secure the volatile region.

A suicide attacker slammed a car bomb into the gate of the headquarters of the elite Afghan National Civil Order Police late Tuesday in Kandahar, a NATO statement said. Minutes later, insurgents opened fire with machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades.

Three U.S. troops, an Afghan policeman and five civilians died in the attack, but NATO said the insurgents failed to enter the compound.

The special police unit, known as ANCOP, had only recently been dispatched to Kandahar to set up checkpoints along with international forces to try to secure the south’s largest city, the spiritual birthplace of the Taliban.

The dead civilians included three Afghan translators and two security guards, Kandahar provincial police chief Sardar Mohammad Zazai said.

Eight people killed. I have beginning to really the question the purpose of this war. Is the war becoming a grave for United States troops where the war is not accomplishing any thing.

If we are fighting over unemployment benefits, shouldn’t we use the money used for the war to extend unemployment benefits? Is there a better use of money than fighting a war where the best outcome is a stalemate?

These are questions that American people need to answer themselves when they vote in November.

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