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How did we end up in this war?

posted by Pauline Luppert on Wed, Oct 13, 2010

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Last week, October 8, 2010, marked the nine-year anniversary of the beginning of the current war in Afghanistan—mind boggling. Thousands of people have died. Trillions of dollars have been spent. As concerned citizens, as compassionate human beings, how do we wrap our heads around that? See a play? Well, actually, see 12 short plays presented in three parts.

General Sir David Richards, head of Britain’s Armed Forces, said recently that if he had seen the Tricycle Theatre's production of The Great Game: Afghanistan before he deployed to Afghanistan in 2005, he would have been a better commander. 

Now, the production is coming to Berkeley Rep.

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