Sheldon Richman on Why the U.S. Isn't Leaving Afghanistan

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This is a confession of failure. America's longest war is nowhere near its end. Sheldon Richman points to a draft agreement between the Obama administration and President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan. If it is finalized, U.S. troops will remain in that country indefinitely — instead of being withdrawn at the end of 2014, as the administration has said.

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