by Charlotte Dennett

It’s too early to tell if the bombing deaths of over 60 Afghan schoolgirls will change President Biden’s trajectory for withdrawing American forces from Afghanistan. So far he’s adhered to the tired old mantra of why our troops were sent there in the first place — to fight the terrorists responsible for 9/11 — and he continues to justify why American troops are leaving — “We killed Osama bin Laden and we defeated al Qaeda.” Like his predecessors before him, he avoided the missing link which best describes US motivations in Afghanistan: securing control over the oil…

Charlotte Dennett

Author, investigative journalist, and attorney. Recently published The Crash of Flight 3804 about the death of her master-spy father in the Great Game for Oil.

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