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Bleeding Afghanistan Washington, Warlords, and the Propaganda of Silence Sonali Kolhatkar and James Ingalls Seven Stories Press, 2006.
DESPITE THE NEAR-ABSENCE of critical media commentary on the Afghanistan mission, roughly half the population of Canada remains skeptical of our role in support of the geopolitical designs of Washington. Meanwhile, according to a January 2007 Angus Reid poll, a majority of Americans now oppose the mission as well. Opposition will increase further as more Canadians receive the antidote to spin: a little history.
Ancient history teaches that the British fought three unsuccessful wars in Afghanistan as part of the old "Great …