Terrorism

Afghanistan surge is about regime change in Iran

Afghanistan surge is about regime change in Iran

The Islamic State has taken another hostage — and he was reading to America from a teleprompter in an expensive suit and blue tie Monday evening at the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall near Arlington National Cemetery. Apparently there are some things that simply are more powerful than the president of the United States — namely, the military-industrial complex, the original sponsor of the Islamic State and now the sponsor of U.S. President Donald Trump's planned troop surge in Afghanistan.

"We are not nation-building again," Mr. Trump proclaimed near the end of his Monday-night address. "We are killing terrorists."

Back in 2001, I might have believed that....

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