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    Gideon, I look at Peter Galbrath today, the UN Ambassador to Afganistan who said I am not going to be complicit in a mission that places more American troops and civilian lives at risk and in a govern- ment's hands that has shown no proper accountability at the polls. What a moral conscience and add to this Daniel Elsberg who re- leased the Pentagon Papers and refused to be involved in his government's cover up in Vietnam http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Ellsberg Now I realize this maybe far reaching but take a look at JFK on the floor of the US senate accusing his government of being complicit with the French in promoting internal strife in Algeria that kept the native population locked in an armed struggle that denied them their essential freedom. This was certainly A Profile in Courage and one he gladly accepted too. (The name of his book also-check it out! ) http://www.boston.com/news/globe/ideas/articles/2007/07/15/the_challenge_of_imperialism/

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    First published 01:11 01.10.09 | Last updated 00:59 02.10.09
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