A confidential trove of government documents obtained by The Washington Post reveals that senior U.S. officials failed to tell the truth about the war in Afghanistan throughout the 18-year campaign, making rosy pronouncements they knew to be false and hiding unmistakable evidence the war had become unwinnable.
For your reference, below are links to global U. S. Military bases. These are officially recognized installations by the Department of Defense. There are other special-function ‘installations’ that are not necessarily listed in these links. No attempt has been made to correlate the links listed here to the unknown (and estimated) list of over 800 global U.S. military installations.
Aging B-1 Bomber May Soon Have to Restrict the Way it Flies – More taxpayer $$ wasted on the Defense Department…and poor engineering by Rockwell
Afghanistan War stories at WaPo on Dec 9, 2019, including: U.S. officials misled public about Afghan war, confidential documents reveal; Afghanistan Papers: A secret history of America’s longest war, and a link to a list of Afghanistan documents by topic
Nick Redfern’s article delves into the question of how much larger Area 51 & 52 may be than previously known, and begs an additional question: How much have these two massive installations cost us?
“America’s Potemkin War in Afghanistan,” by Iraq and Afghanistan veteran, Maj. Danny Sjursen, tells how military deception, ambition and bias perpetuate unwinnable wars.