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Enough With the Hyperbole: Leaving Afghanistan Won't Harm America's International Standing

The United States may no longer be willing to fight an unwinnable war with no vital interests at stake, but that's only part of the story. The real reason for leaving Afghanistan is a broader shift in foreign policy priorities

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Alon Pinkas
alon pinkas
Alon Pinkas

From the people who brought you the Afghanistan debacle and from the people around the world willing to fight until the last American soldier, there's a new Sermon on the Mount. It’s being delivered forcefully on cable TV and Twitter: America’s standing in the world has been severely damaged; its credibility and dependability have been put in question and its reputation tarnished.

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