Since day one, America’s disastrous and costly two-decade misadventure in Afghanistan was driven by domestic electoral politics. Now that the Taliban has driven out the United States, the calculus has changed for American politicians, who stand to benefit from focusing on the real threats facing the country.
TOWNSHEND, VT – Now that so many sad truths about Afghanistan are being spoken aloud, even in the major media – let me add one more: The war, from start to finish, was about politics, not in Afghanistan but in the United States.
Pax Americana Died in Kabul
Marcus Yam/LA Times
When America Remade the World EconomyRead More »