Lexington, The Economist (USA)
A poignant feature of American bases in Iraq were their walls of Thank You cards sent by American schoolchildren. Often displayed outside the chow-hall, where the troops gathered to eat, they typically thanked them for “being over there to keep us safe”. Hardly any of the soldiers Lexington spoke to, during several trips to Iraq, believed that to be the case. Their Iraqi enemies were fighting a defensive war, not trying to launch one against America.
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Lexington / America’s love affair with uniformed men is problematic. In: The Economist, 28. 10. 2017.
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