What's the point? What are we fighting for? I think it's a hopeless fight. We are just losing people there. We have mothers without sons and young people without siblings.
A cease-fire critical to the improved security situation in Iraq appeared to unravel Monday when a militia loyal to radical Shiite Muslim cleric Muqtada al Sadr began shutting down neighborhoods in west Baghdad and issuing demands of the central government.
Yes, we must honor the sacrifices of our brave troops and their families. But to truly support the troops, we must bring them home alive.