Pentagon official suggests MLK would have supported current wars

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At an event commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Thursday, the general counsel of the Pentagon – Jeh Johnson – said that if King were alive today he would support the war in Afghanistan.

The remarks, reported by American Forces Press Service, are an unusual claim considering King’s lifetime commitment of fighting against what King referred to in his 1964 Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech,  the “three larger problems which grow out of man’s ethical infantilism: …racial injustice, poverty, and war.”

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