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Dirty Wars

Posted: October 31, 2013 in Afghanistan, USA
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“Will you apologize for the thousands of Muslims that you killed ?” Medea Benjamin, CODEPINK Women for Peace co-founder asked Obama.
“Can you tell the Muslims that their lives are as precious as our lives?”

Asked why she challenged Obama, she said:

“We have been so disappointed with Obama. We expected him to to make serious changes like taking drones out of the hands of the CIA, stopping the signature strikes, apologizing to innocents who have been killed, families of the innocent, and announcing that he, as Commander-in-Chief, would close Guantanamo, so when he did not I felt compelled to speak out.”