“Afghanistan Papers” may be a game changer for Tulsi Gabbard

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Three very interesting things happened today in Tulsi Gabbard’s campaign for the Democratic nomination for the US Presidency. First, there was a huge story in The Washington Post about the so-called “Afghanistan Papers,” which reveal thousands of pages of confidential interviews with hundreds of key US government officials telling how the Bush, Obama and Trump administrations lied to the American public about the prosecution of the 18-year US war in Afghanistan—how successive US administrations manipulated data about the war to paint a much rosier picture of US and Afghan government achievements throughout the conflict.

How big is this story? Think “Pentagon Papers.” Daniel Ellsberg. Think Vietnam big.

The story should suck up a lot of oxygen over the next few weeks, and it is one that should produce some unusually positive coverage for Tulsi, given that the issue of the failures of US military interventionism overseas has been the primary…

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One thought on ““Afghanistan Papers” may be a game changer for Tulsi Gabbard

  1. Roland,

    I see no hope. This country is so corrupt and the politicians are so corrupt I see no way to make changes without money. I hate this capitalist system.

    Best regards,

    Rich

    Richard J. Peppin
    301-910-2813
    PeppinR@ASME.org
    5012 Macon Rd
    Rockville MD 20852

    Sent by phone. Please excuse typos

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