From Vietnam to Afghanistan

American Govt knew No Progress was being Made in Afghanistan, but kept killing people anyway.

2001 – 2021

https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2019/investigations/afghanistan-papers/afghanistan-war-confidential-documents/?tid=ss_tw

A confidential trove of government documents obtained by The Washington Post reveals that senior U.S. officials failed to tell the truth about the war in Afghanistan throughout the 18-year campaign, making rosy pronouncements they knew to be false and hiding unmistakable evidence the war had become unwinnable.

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WHAT THEY SAID IN PUBLIC

April 17, 2002

“The history of military conflict in Afghanistan [has] been one of initial success, followed by long years of floundering and ultimate failure. We’re not going to repeat that mistake.”

— President George W. Bush, in a speech at the Virginia Military Institute

Soldiers wounded in Afghanistan

WHAT THEY SAID IN PUBLIC

Dec. 1, 2009

“The days of providing a blank check are over. . . . It must be clear that Afghans will have to take responsibility for their security and that America has no interest in fighting an endless war in Afghanistan.”

— President Barack Obama, speech at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.

Paula Bronstein - Afghanistan: The Silent Victims of a Forgotten War |  LensCulture
One of Countless Afghan civiians

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