Leaving Afghanistan

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Reason.com—This summer, the U.S. government finally set an official end date for America's two-decade military misadventure in Afghanistan. After announcing a drawdown of the U.S. troop presence there in April, President Joe Biden declared at a July 8 press briefing that the U.S. "military mission in Afghanistan will conclude on August 31." Fulfilling a campaign promise, Biden admitted what the U.S. should have admitted more than a decade ago: "The United States did what we went to do in Afghanistan," he...

What we’re leaving behind in Afghanistan — and why we’re leaving. Regarding the Aug. 25 front-page article “