War in Afghanistan Claims 2,000th American Life – NYTimes.com

22 Aug

2000 UNNECESSARY deaths.

Nearly nine years passed before American forces reached their first 1,000 dead in the war. The second 1,000 came just 27 months later, a testament to the intensity of fighting prompted by President Obama’s decision to send 33,000 additional troops to Afghanistan in 2010, a policy known as the surge.

via War in Afghanistan Claims 2,000th American Life – NYTimes.com.

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