FAST FIVE: 18-Year Old US Soldiers Now Entering Afghanistan 18 Years After War Began
Hunter Nines is about to join a war nearly as old as he is,” the report said.
Nines said, “I didn't have a lot of thoughts on Afghanistan in particular.” He was but 7 months when the war began with the arrival of US troops on Oct.
Over the span of the now eighteen-year long war, an estimated 775,000 American troops have served at least one tour in the historically war-racked central Asian country, in a region which everyone from Alexander the Great to Genghis Khan to the British Empire had trouble subduing, as all were ultimately unsuccessful.
11, 2001, which led to what's become America's longest war.
To see inside the warped worldview of 'official Washington' it's enough to recall this 2014 Washington Post op-ed (no, not The Onion) which argued, “War may be the worst way imaginable to create peaceful societies but it is pretty much the only way.” Don't even know where to begin with this @wapo defense of every war and genocide ever.