Should NYC Host a Ticker-Tape Parade for Iraq War Vets?

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And not just Super Bowl vets? That's what some returned soldiers are asking in light of the Giants parade today; others think it might send the wrong signal — that the U.S. thinks it's all over, over there. "If we had to wait to honor our servicemen and women until wars were over, that would take a long time,” Leslie Gelb of the Council on Foreign Relations told the Times.