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KABUL (AP) ― Click to enlarge 1 of 5 Afghan soliders and U.S. Marines from 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, RCT 2nd Battalion 8th Marines Echo Co. patrol together during the start of Operation Khanjari on July 2, 2009 in Main Poshteh, Afghanistan. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Related Stories Deadly Record Nears For Troops In Afghanistan (8/27/2009) Car Bomb Blast Kills At Least 41 In Afghanistan (8/26/2009) Military Sees Fading Support For Afghanistan War (8/23/2009) Taliban Militants Cut Off Afghan Voters' Fingers (8/22/2009) Related Links CBS News Interactive: Taliban In The Crosshairs An American service member died in a bomb blast in Afghanistan on Friday, making August the deadliest month of the eight-year war for U.S. forces. The service member's vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the east, NATO forces said. U.S. forces spokeswoman Capt. Elizabeth Mathias confirmed the nationality but did not provide further details. The death brings to 45 the number of U.S. troops who have died in Afghanistan this month, surpassing the 44 troops killed in July, which had been the deadliest.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) estimated figures for 2008 show that 37,313 vehicle drivers and passengers were killed in vehicle accidents in 2008
What are we gonna DO, Dave?
I would still feel safer in Afghanistan that out on our nation's roadways, where on average 3,100 people every month lose there lives.
Regroup, America. Make trade agreements. Not war agreements. And implement trade agreements so profitable, that the countries that you are involved with, must be the entities who control their own resources, for their prosperity. It's all reallly easy.