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Jack A. Smith :
Why the U.S. wants to stay in Afghanistan

The U.S. is supposed to withdraw troops by the end of the year, and the American people overwhelmingly want us to leave, but President Obama intends to retain a military presence. By Jack A. Smith | The Rag Blog | … Continue reading

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Jack A. Smith : Afghanistan’s Karzai Lets Cat Out of the Bag

Afghan president Hamid Karzai. Photo by Massoud Hossaini / Agence France-Presse / Getty Images. But then, again…Afghan War may end by 2024 Washington evidently was taken aback by Karzai’s unexpected public revelations that made it clear President Obama is anxious, … Continue reading

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