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US war veterans tossing medals back at Nato was a heroic act
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Nato summit leaders should have been forced to watch the moving protest of the former troops chucking their medals away.
Bernard Harcourt
guardian.co.uk,

Monday 21 May 2012 09.35 BST

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/may/21/us-war-veterans-medals-nato-heroic-act

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Nato summit leaders 'were busy posing for photo ops' as war veterans staged protest. Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images.


"No amount of medals, ribbons, or flags can cover the amount of human suffering caused by this war."

"I have only one word, and it is shame."

"This is for the people of Iraq and Afghanistan."

"Mostly, I'm sorry. I'm sorry to all of you. I am sorry…"

In the shadow of the Nato summit,


Added: May-21-2012 Occurred On: May-20-2012
By: allyssa
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