After 19 years of war, over $1 trillion in spending, 2,400 dead and a torrent of lies, the US may now be facing an end to its longest war.
Will the just-signed Afghanistan deal mean a rapid US departure (after 19 years of war)? What about the "secret annexes" that Pompeo has admitted are in the agreement? How long will the US-backed Afghanistan government hold without US troops?
Long ago, a wise teacher told me to remember these words: 'Truth is the Daughter of Time, not of Authority.' I had no idea how important they were. Now, after many years of experiencing official dishonesty, they are my motto.
Happy Afghan War surrender day, fellas! So began my flippant group text yesterday " which was actually regarding a whole other topic " with the nine lieutenants who worked "for" me when I commanded a cavalry troop in Southern Afghanistan.
When the Commander of NATO says he is a fan of flexible first strike at the same time that NATO is flexing its military muscle on Russia's border, the risk of inadvertent nuclear war is real.
So much for the 'historic' US deal with the Taliban to end the Afghan war and eventually bring the troops home as it's already unraveled, with the initial partial ceasefire lasting a little over a week.
US and Taliban sign peace deal that will send ALL American troops home in 14 months and pave way to end of 18-year Afghanistan war
It appears that the U.S. military expedition in Afghanistan, begun in the autumn of 2001, may finally be coming to an end.
Talks resumed after the Taliban promised that they would be open to reducing violence
Tune in to Episode#46 of the SIGAR (Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction) show, folks " at least those (few) who still care about America's longest, ongoing, war.
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The president's comments reported by the Washington Post have enraged the Blob, but his only sin was telling the truth.