July, August deadliest months of Afghan war for US - Yahoo! News The death brought to 44 the number of U.S. troops who have died in Afghanistan this month with four days left in August. More than 60,000 U.S. troops are in the country — a record number — to fight rising insurgent violence. The number of roadside bombs deployed by militants across the country has skyrocketed, and U.S. forces have moved into new and deadlier areas this summer, in part to help secure the country's Aug. 20 presidential election. goddammit, fucking Bush and his war for oil, and Halliburton, and Dick Cheney, and the Patriot Act, and anti-same sex marriage... oh wait... it's Obama , 7 months in... and it's getting worse. he told us we'd be out of Gitmo, Iraq and Afghanistan... what the fukc? I'm sure there's some logical Obamabot excuse around this as well.... regardless, at least Bush fucked up another cuntry... Obama is fucking up our own, and Afghanistan. Dipshit(s).