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Hundreds of thousands have died in U.S./NATO wars in Iraq, Libya, Somalia and Yugoslavia. Millions of refugees are now risking their lives trying to escape the carnage that these wars have brought to their homelands, while workers in the 29 NATO member-countries are told they must abandon hard-won social programs in order to meet U.S. demands for even more military spending.”
A commemoration of the War in Vietnam begins this year to thank and honor veterans. While it is right to remember those who were asked to sacrifice, it is wrong to use it as cover to lie us into further wars.