Fallon: Afghanistan is bad, but Iraq is worse.

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

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.

Watch it:

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