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Fallon: Afghanistan is bad, but Iraq is worse.

By Matt Corley on February 25, 2008 at 4:05 pm

"Fallon: Afghanistan is bad, but Iraq is worse."

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On CTV’s Question Period yesterday, Centcom chief Adm. William Fallon claimed that “we’re not nearly as bad as some would have you believe in Afghanistan.” Though he acknowledged that there has been a “huge upsurge in horrible things that go on in Afghanistan,” Fallon said he’s not fazed by the increase because it pales in comparison to Iraq:

I look at Iraq and what I’ve been dealing with over there, and there’s no comparison in the magnitude of the number of events and so forth.

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[flv http://video.thinkprogress.org/2008/02/FallonAfghanistanIraq.320.240.flv]

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