Friday, October 2, 2009

Rethink Afghanistan: Filmmaker Robert Greenwald Launches Film Opposing Escalation of War

Democracy Now!
With Amy Goodman

"As the eighth anniversary of the US-led bombing of Afghanistan draws closer, the Obama administration continues to debate the best way to fight this ongoing war. Senate Democrats voted Thursday to delay a Congressional briefing by General Stanley McChrystal, the top US commander in Afghanistan. Meanwhile a NATO airstrike on a compound in southern Afghanistan has reportedly killed a family of six. As the civilian death toll in Afghanistan continues to rise we turn now to an excerpt from a new documentary by filmmaker Robert Greenwald of Brave New Films. Its called “Rethink Afghanistan” and premieres today in New York......"

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