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How 9/11 changed the nature of American war — and how it shaped those who fight it
For a time before Sept. 11, 2001, America seemed invincible.
Congress is voting to repeal the wrong war authorization
Congress is pretending to be productive.
Tell us how you feel about the US leaving Afghanistan after nearly 20 years of war
We want to hear from you.
Trump to leave office with vastly more troops in DC than in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria combined
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Will American history forget the Iraq and Afghanistan wars?
I’m no historian, but I suspect that if future American history books touch on the Afghanistan and Iraq wars at all, they will be similarly summed up as a “period of readjustment” that spanned multiple generations.
Acting SecDef Miller on America’s forever wars: ‘It’s time to come home’
"We are not a people of perpetual war - it is the antithesis of everything for which we stand and for which our ancestors fought," wrote Acting Secretary of Defense Chris Miller in his initial message to the force on Friday. "All wars must end."
What to know about Trump’s promise to end the ‘endless wars’
"There's still a lot more that we need to talk about what it means to actually end the war."
The US military’s silence on Afghanistan is a sign of weakness
'Embarrassing things tend to get classified in this town.'
The Taliban is allowed to read classified documents related to the Afghan peace deal, but you can’t
Maybe the Taliban has a FOIA office?
Afghanistan withdrawal begins: US military starts drawing down to 8,600 troops
The long goodbye begins.
What peace deal? US launches airstrike on Taliban fighters attacking Afghan security forces
So much for the reduction in violence.
It is not certain if all US troops will leave Afghanistan over the next 14 months
Defense Secretary Mark Esper called the 14-month timeline in the agreement “aspirational.”
Congress just took a major step towards preventing Iran from becoming another Forever War
Veterans groups are hailing a move by the House of Representatives that would require President Donald Trump to get Congress' permission before attacking Iran.
Some members of Congress are finally realizing that authorizing wars without end is really bad
"If Congress believes that we should go to war with Iran then Congress had better have the courage to stand up here and demand a vote on whether or not to authorize it. The idea that we would send young American men and women – who swore that oath to the Constitution – into a war that is itself unconstitutional is unacceptable."
Conservative and liberal veterans groups launch lobbying campaign to end the ‘forever wars’
Two political veterans groups, one on the left, the other on the right, announced a new lobbying campaign aimed at ending America's 'forever wars.'
‘These Things Often Take Time,’ General Says Of Two-Decade-Old Wars
The commander of U.S. troops in in the Middle East and Southwest Asia cannot say if the wars in Iraq...