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.
It's the first time the association hasn't hired a comedian in 16 years.
- The 2018 WHCA ended in controversy after comedian Michelle Wolf made jokes some considered to be offensive.
- The WHCA apologized for Wolf's jokes, though some journalists and many comedians backed the comedian and decried arguments in favor of limiting the types of speech permitted at the event.
- Ron Chernow, who penned a bestselling biography of Alexander Hamilton, will speak at next year's dinner.
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- Perhaps the best way to stop the infighting is to go for a divorce and give the two nations a country each
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- This may have drastic implications for how addiction is caused and how people recall intoxication.
- The findings may one day lead to a new form of treatment for those suffering from addiction.
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