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2 Million Friends for Afghanistan

This week, the U.S. war against the people of Afghanistan entered its twelfth year. It’s the longest war in our history, but you’d hardly know we’ve been at war, or that we continue to kill Afghan civilians. But on top of this, few Americans realize that Afghanistan has suffered almost continuous warfare for the past four decades. Some two million Afghans have died over the last forty years! It’s hard to imagine what the people of Afghanistan feel about this, because we are not to permitted to hear their voices. We know so little about the Afghan people. But a remarkable group of young people in Kabul who espouse nonviolence and call themselves the Afghan Peace Volunteers have decided to…