A Moment with Matthew Hoh and the Protest Against the War in Afghanistan

I’ve been listening to Matthew Hoh, the State Department official who resigned last month to protest the Obama administration’s seeming determination to send tens of thousands more American troops to a disastrous war in Afghanistan.

Hoh is one of the smartest, most compelling, articulate, and principled dissenters our country has seen against the failed Afghanistan occupation.

His warnings of the tragedy that lies at the end of the path of escalation will come to haunt our nation in years to come. The Obama Administration would do well to listen to him.

Here is a video concerning Hoh:


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Retired Theatre Producer, Graphic Designer, Usability Tester and General Troubleshooter with a keen interest in Politics and The Stage. Currently heard on WSHC, 89.7 FM (on line at www.897wshc.org) and occasionally dabbling in Community Theatre.

Posted on November 22, 2009, in Opinion, Politics, President Obama, Word from Bill, World News and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on A Moment with Matthew Hoh and the Protest Against the War in Afghanistan.

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