August 31, 2006

"I Am Not Willing To Kill Or Be Killed For Something I Don't Believe In" - AWOL Soldier Refuses to Return to Iraq

The Pentagon estimates that at least 8,000 members of the U.S military have gone AWOL since the start of the Iraq war. Democracy Now recently interviewed one of them - Sergeant Ricky Clousing who was AWOL for more than a year. We talked to him on the day he turned himself in at Fort Lewis in Washington state.
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[Be sure to notice how the soldier says it was his viewpoint that changed, not the situation itself. I love a person who can take responsibility for thier life.]


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