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Why War is Inevitable | Paul Craig Roberts, CounterPunch

ARLINGTON, VA - MAY 26: U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and Major General Jeffrey Buchanan (2nf L) arrive for a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, May 26, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. Obama returned to Washington the morning of May 26, after a surprise visit to Afghanistan to visit U.S. troops at Bagram Air Field. (Pool photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Those who lose family members and dear friends to war don’t want the deaths to have been in vain. Consequently, wars become glorious deeds performed by noble soldiers fighting for truth, justice, and the American way. Patriotic speeches tell us how much we owe to those who gave their lives so that America could remain free.

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Ross Szabo: The Few, The Proud: Military Veterans in the Peace Corps | The Huffington Post

Ross Szabo, Peace Corps volunteer serving in Maun, Botswana Veterans and current soldiers are often honored for serving their country on the front lines of wars, conflicts and truly unimaginable experiences. On Memorial Day it’s common to see images of soldiers in uniform, giving thanks from military bases all over the world or retired veterans marching in hometowns with a ...

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