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WaPo Opposes Obama's Afghanistan Strategy

Aug. 22, 2014

Add the Washington Post Editorial Board to the voices opposing Barack Obama’s firm deadline to vacate Afghanistan and leave the Afghani government the keys by 2016, for better or for worse. The paper said Obama’s plan contradicts the human behavior experiment conducted in Iraq. “What’s the best way to avoid such a collapse?” The paper wrote, “Is it to offer support and assistance to those who take a chance at compromise? Or is it to wag a finger, lecture and walk away? Iraq over the past three years provided an answer. But Mr. Obama seems determined to run the experiment again.” Once again, Obama plays a short, foreign policy game. 2016 and he’s done, and even the Leftmedia sees the problem. More…

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