The dog up and died
He up and died
After twenty years he still grieves
Pundits are saying that "we should have quit while we were ahead."In case anyone wants to look all the way back to almost the beginning.
"Taliban Agrees to Surrender Kandahar"
ABC News, December 6,2001; updated January 6, 2006.https://abcnews.go.com/Inte...tory?id=80347&page=1"The Taliban Peace Deal Might Have Been Had, Many Years and Thousands of Lives Ago"
|There were three critical moments when the Taliban, out of weakness, were ready to cut a deal. But the United States, out of hubris, didn't want to hear about it.|
Spencer Ackerman for the Daily Beast; February 29, 2020.https://www.thedailybeast.c...ousands-of-lives-ago"The war in Afghanistan has been lost for 2 decades"
|The Taliban tried to surrender in December 2001. Donald Rumsfeld said "No."|
Ryan Cooper for The Week; August 14, 2021.https://theweek.com/politic...lost-for-two-decades
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