Mission Accomplished?

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It’s no exaggeration to say that America’s involvement in Afghanistan was the work of a lifetime. For many of those my age and younger who work in national security, it’s been literally our entire careers. To see that work crumble to dust and turn to ash so quickly is bitter, to say the least. Our generation gave the years of our youth to the cause of Afghanistan. Too many also gave up marriages, families, limbs, their mental wellbeing, and, of…

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