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Video: Do Afghanistan Papers Prove Officials Lied?

Did the government really waste huge sums of money on an effort it knew was fatally flawed?

Media Editors · Dec. 12, 2019

The Washington Post publishes documents released through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request about the U.S. war in Afghanistan, claiming they show that U.S. officials promoted a rosy view of progress, when behind the scenes they knew the war was unwinnable. Did the government really waste huge sums of money on an effort it knew was fatally flawed, while insiders acknowledged we don’t understand the local culture, and couldn’t distinguish good guys from bad guys?

Patriot Post partner Bill Whittle and Scott Ott discuss.

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