Afghanistan Departure -Results Should Surprise No One

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We are leaving Afghanistan the way we left Vietnam. That should surprise no one. We got into the two wars much the same way. There was in both instances no prior plan for what would constitute a military victory and an exit plan at that point. In both instances we propped up an existing government and poured ungodly sums of money into them. In Vietnam according to The Defense Department the…