The Afghanistan Papers

Discussion in 'Off-topic Political' started by moe mensale, Dec 18, 2019.

  1. moe mensale

    moe mensale Well-Known Member

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    Some of us here are old enough to recall Daniel Ellsberg and the 1971 Pentagon Papers that exposed the US government's lies to The People and the Congress over the fiasco that was the Vietnam War.

    A few days ago, the Washington Post released the Afghanistan Papers exposing the US government's lies to The People and the Congress over the fiasco that is the Afghanistan War. Eighteen years, $1 trillion, 6,000 dead Americans (military & contractors) and no end in sight.

    A few days after the Afghanistan Papers were published, Congress voted for a huge increase in the already massive military spending in the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act. Nothing changes and we allow it to continue.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/grap...apers/afghanistan-war-confidential-documents/