A call to the VFW by Turn It Down found that the event had already been canceled quickly and decisively. A management source at the South Boston VFW emphatically explained that the venue had no idea as to the nature of the event they were scheduled to host: “We want no part of that. It has no place here, and it ain’t welcome. We shut it down as soon as we knew.”
Muhammad Yunus is the founder and managing director of the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006. Mr. Yunus is the author of "Banker to the Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty." For more, visit: muhammadyunus.org.
Last month President Barack Obama announced the deployment of 17,000 additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan, raising the total there to 53,000, only to add an additional 4,000 training troops this past week. Questions of a possible quagmire have begun to sprout faster than opium poppies.
In an attempt to disarm his critics, Obama has defined his policy as pointed, specific, and winnable: