U.S. Takes Heat after Leaving Afghanistan
No one loved us while we were there (for two decades), but they simply cannot stand us leaving. Mission-creep. Would you call it a blatantly badly planned war, or simply charge it off to mission creep?
Be patient. This is a long article. It was a long war, run by amateurs, unburdened by morals and masters of disinformation. The strongest military in the world, defeated by a foe imbedded in the civilian population with an unending willingness to die. How could it possibly not have gone wrong?
Across the world, the knee-jerk reaction has been to vilify the United States for leaving, usually from the comfort of a safe-haven. I might remind them that the knee-jerk is an involuntary movement used by doctors to determine the integrity of the neurological function. It’s not of much use to determine the integrity of those who promote wars.
And with that brief prologue, let the games begin.
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