June 12, 2014

Obama Quits Afghanistan

Victor Davis Hanson, National Review

The Associated Press

The Bergdahl affair is a chapter in a much larger story. Obama campaigned in 2008 on the premise that George W. Bush had unwisely diverted resources to the bad war in Iraq from the good one in Afghanistan. Accordingly, Obama promised to step up and defeat the Taliban. Six years later, and with the U.S. military suffering more casualties under this administration than were lost during the Bush administration, Obama now feels that America has had enough.

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TAGGED: United States, U.S. Foreign Policy, Bowe Bergdahl, Barack Obama, Afghanistan

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