Regions / Afghanistan

This article, written before Memorial Day weekend, discusses the U.S. government's efforts to hide the realities of the Afghanistan war from the greater American public.

The Afghan Syndrome

For several decades following the Vietnam War U.S. leaders were obsessed with viewing military campaigns through the Vietnam prism, however, the war in Afghanistan indicates that the Obama Administration did not learn the correct lessons from Vietnam and our government no longer views U.S. foreign policy from the perspective of the Vietnam syndrome anymore.
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