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Will Trump’s Surrender to the Taliban Bring an End to an Endless War?

Americans on right and left want this war to end, but will our imperial leaders ever learn the lessons of Vietnam and Afghanistan? Story Transcript This is a rush transcript and may contain errors. It will be updated. George W. Bush: On my orders, the United States military has begun strikes against al-Qaeda terrorist training […]

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The Liars that Led Us to War

Two Iraq war veterans explain why Congress has failed to stop the endless wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and say the United States needs to learn from its imperialist history if anything is going to change. Story Transcript MARC STEINER: Welcome to The Real News. I’m Marc Steiner. Good to have you all with us. […]

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They Lied to Us All Along, We Knew It, and the Afghanistan Papers Prove It

The Washington Post series exposes how political and military leaders purposefully misled the public from the outset of the war in Afghanistan–a war they knew could not be won. Story Transcript MARC STEINER: Welcome to The Real News, folks. This is Marc Steiner. Great to have you all with us. As many of you may […]

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Conflict Between Trump and Military-Diplomatic Establishment Is Full of Hypocrisy

We are living in a political world that seems turned on its head, with Democrats voting to stay in Syria and Republicans wanting to get out–but neither side is getting it right. Story Transcript This is a rush transcript and may contain errors. It will be updated. Marc Steiner: Welcome to the Real News. I’m […]

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18 Years Ago the Endless War in Afghanistan Began

Author and combat veteran Maj. Danny Sjursen and Afghan women’s rights activist Fahima Gaheez speak on the tragedy of the longest war, what the past has wrought, and what the future portends. Story Transcript MARC STEINER: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Marc Steiner. Good to have you all with us. The war in […]