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force, sending 20,000 combat troops to
the number of American troops increases, more civilians die. In April, 2009 the
United Nations reported that civilian casualties in
as violence soared to its worst levels since 2001.
least 40% of the 2,100 civilian deaths reported. The
escalation of the war is forcing people from their homes and making it
difficult for aid workers to reach them. Commanders warn that the surge in troop deployments will likely increase
Obama’s escalation will make the situation worse, for the
American troops and the people of
occupy another nation while we struggle to meet basic human needs here at
home. It’s time to end the war against
the people of
Organized by the Anti-War Committee.