Legislator Sees Echoes of Vietnam in Afghan War

Sheryl Gay Stolberg. New York Times, 12 December 2009.
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/13/us/politics/13obey.html

Excerpt:

“It is stunning,” he remembers telling Mr. Obama, “to listen to Johnson talk to Dick Russell, the conservative old wise head in the Senate from Georgia — it is terrible, gut-wrenching to listen to them both say, ‘Well, we know this is damn near a fool’s errand, but we don’t have any choice.’ ”

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