The world at war: The mind, journalism, freedoms… Dying and Killing in Vain

A recently commissioned Pentagon review corresponds with earlier intelligence assessments in predicting that once the U.S. draws down in Afghanistan, the Taliban will surge. The Guardian: Afghanistan will require tens of thousands more troops costing billions more dollars than Nato envisioned at a fateful 2012 summit, according to a new Pentagon-sponsored review. The review, released Thursday and conducted by the nonpartisan think tank CNA at the behest of the Pentagon’s policy directorate,

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