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12. The three I mentioned wrote much of the policy that was implemented which created the current
Thu Aug 26, 2021, 12:53 PM
Aug 2021

situation. Depending upon who you read they may have had a hand in the circumstances which led to the need for such a mission.

We may have been justified in pursuing Bin Laden & Al-Qaeda as a limited goal. We were not ever going to make permanent changes in Afghanistan without overturning the entire culture in defiance of the history of the region and the country, not to mention international law. That assessment existed before W took office.

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