The president's decision to send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan saddens me.
I worry that he chose "political necessity" over hope for a new way of living in the world.
I worry about the long term stability of the Middle East and Central Asia.
I worry about the 30,000 soldiers and their families, their fears, the mental health, their lives.
I worry about strained Muslim-Christian-Jewish relations.
I worry about my children (9 and 7) who have never known their country of origin not to be at war.
I worry that many Americans care more about Tiger Woods possible extra-marital dalliances than they do the cause of peace.
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