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By Dan Carlson
Prairie Ponderings 

The Message and Consequences

 

September 1, 2021

I’ll leave it to other pundits to speak about the utter ineptitude and disastrous incompetence demonstrated by American leaders in regards to Afghanistan.

There will be investigations, hearings and inquiries into how our withdrawal from that nation was carried out. Bottom line is what’s done is done. I want to focus on the consequences we will now face as a nation.

America has just continued an embarrassing track record of abandoning people who’ve helped us and nations/jurisdictions that have counted on us. Vietnam, Ukraine, Hong Kong, freedom-seeking Cubans and now Afghanistan –...



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