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Op-Ed: Afghan Surrender or Hand-Off?

By Mac WarnerWV Secretary of State

As Afghanistan falls to Islamic fundamentalists, our sustained involvement with a haphazard withdrawal prompts the question, “was it worth it?”  The shocking images out of Kabul shout no; yet, there were benefits from our 20-year engagement. 

The Army’s mission is to deter war, and when deterrence fails, to fight and win our nation’s battles. For two decades, we deterred another 9 . . .

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