The Afghanistan War Was A Success — If You Understand the Objective

With the Taliban racing through Afghanistan with breakneck speed, toppling the government in just days (not months as most intel suspected), Americans are coming to grips with the stunning failure that was the Afghanistan War.

There have been some classically bad hot takes in the past week. Republicans have lined up to slam Biden for what’s being…

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