Afghanistan War Built on 4 Lies
The war in Afghanistan is based on four lies, including the premise that NATO allies are there to fight international terrorism. Negotiating with the Taliban is the only solution.
The war in Afghanistan is based on four lies, writes conservative ex-parliamentarian Jürgen Todenhöfer. It's time to end Germany's military engagement, he argues, and negotiating with the Taliban is the only solution. When it comes to the war in Afghanistan, there are four lies. The first is we're there to fight international terrorism. The second that we're there to defend our civilization's values. The third that we prioritize civilian reconstruction over military activities. The fourth that we're in the Hindu Kush to prevent the return of the Taliban for good.
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