Three Pro-Peace Veterans Talk About Iraq, Afghanistan and Veteran's Day 2009

11/11/09 Robert Lorei
Alan Watts

Today is Veteran's Day- originally founded as Armistice Day- the day in 1918 when armistice was signed bringing World War One to a close. That war cost the death or injury of more than 30 million soldiers and untold millions of civilians.

The US is now involved in two major wars- with one on the verge of escalation. Here to talk about Veteran's Day are Jason Hurd an Iraq War veteran who was in Baghdad from 2004-2005. He's with Iraq Veterans Against The War. http://www.ivaw.org

Jay Alexander is a local member of veterans for Peace.

And Michael MacPherson Executive Director of Veterans for Peace. Michael is a veteran of the first Gulf War. http://www.veteransforpeace.org

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