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OK, I give up — why were we in Afghanistan?

America’s 20-year war and nation-building experiment in Afghanistan came to a predictably bad end over the weekend. Since then, foreign policy “experts” have been speculating what went wrong, but few are admitting the effort was a colossal mistake from the … Continue reading

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Kill them, but don’t piss on them

Sebastian Junger in the Washington Post, via Reader Supported News: The video that emerged in recent days appearing to show four U.S. Marines urinating on several dead Taliban fighters has outraged many people in this country. Secretary of State Hillary … Continue reading

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