Bag’s Take-Away:

A beyond-sobering photo about the cost, consequence and, if we’re talking good faith, the extremely long term obligations of war. (See caption.) 


(photo: RICHARD NYBERG/AFP/Getty Images caption: This handout picture taken by USAID on June 17, 2011 shows soldiers in protective gear at a presentation on dectecting unexploded ordnance (UXO) and defoliant Agent Orange during the launch of a US-funded project to clean up Agent Orange contamination at the central Vietnamese city of Danang’s airport. Authorities started by removing unexploded ordnance at the site, part of the grounds of the airport, having identified it as a “hot spot” of potentially cancer-causing dioxin.)
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Bag’s Take-Away:

A beyond-sobering photo about the cost, consequence and, if we’re talking good faith, the extremely long term obligations of war. (See caption.)

(photo: RICHARD NYBERG/AFP/Getty Images caption: This handout picture taken by USAID on June 17, 2011 shows soldiers in protective gear at a presentation on dectecting unexploded ordnance (UXO) and defoliant Agent Orange during the launch of a US-funded project to clean up Agent Orange contamination at the central Vietnamese city of Danang’s airport. Authorities started by removing unexploded ordnance at the site, part of the grounds of the airport, having identified it as a “hot spot” of potentially cancer-causing dioxin.)

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Topping LIFE.com’s 2011 list of Best Photo Blogs, follow us: BagNewsNotes. BAG Twitter. BAG Facebook.

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