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A Broken Promise in Afghanistan

Posted June 23rd, 2016 at 10:27 am (UTC-5)
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Abandoning these Afghans would not just be a stain on our national honor, but also would carry profound strategic costs. U.S. forces have always relied on local allies to accomplish military and diplomatic missions….why would anyone agree to help the U.S. if we have a record of breaking our promises and abandoning those who assist us?

The U.S. Has a Special Responsibility to Those Who Helped Americans

Posted April 6th, 2016 at 3:08 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States does not have sole responsibility for Afghan refugees, but it does have special responsibility for some, as a result of our long military intervention there. In particular, it should take responsibility for the safety of Afghans who are in danger because of their association with the U.S. government, its troops and contractors.