The Coming Collapse of Afghanistan
War Is Boring

Sunk cost fallacy. Yes, spend a few decades getting Americans killed and crippled, another trillion dollars, and just perhaps we can get things stable enough to not fall apart if we leave. Not worth it. There most we should have done was a punitive expedition after 9/11, made it clear they want no part in that again, and leave. But, perhaps we can elect Clinton to keep it going!

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