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COMMENTARY

Why the U.S. won’t be able to shirk moral responsibility in leaving Afghanistan

BY: - July 23, 2021

By Michael Blake, University of Washington The majority of the remaining American troops in Afghanistan were withdrawn recently, with the rest due to leave by the end of August 2021. This withdrawal marks the end of nearly 20 years of American military presence in Afghanistan. Support for the withdrawal is widespread in the United States, […]

COMMENTARY

COVID-19: Never Forget

BY: - September 15, 2020

Last week, for the nineteenth time, we remembered the 2,977 people lost on September 11, 2001 in attacks on New York and Washington, and the intentionally-downed plane by heroic passengers in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. I was in New York on that day. I saw the first plane hit and the Towers fall with my own eyes […]