Monday, October 10, 2016
15 Years Later, We’re Still Fighting In Afghanistan And No One Cares
Oct. 7 marks 15 years since the war began in Afghanistan. It’s still going, but no one is paying attention anymore. I remember reading George C. Herring’s book “America’s Longest War” when I was studying history as an undergrad and couldn’t wrap my head around how the conflict in Vietnam could have gone on as long as it did. I naively assured myself that despite how horrific the toll of that war was, at least we had learned from our mistakes and would never let that happen again. I couldn’t have been more wrong.