Robert L. Draper and Jeffrey A. Engel join hosts Dennis McCuistion and Jim Falk to continue the conversation on the blunders our government created and the back-office strategy that led to our entering the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts and how 9/11 contributed to those decisions.
Our guests focus on the back-office strategy that led to our entering the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts and how 9/11 contributed to those decisions. We discuss the costs, blunders, and what should have been done to expedite the best decisions.
There seems little doubt that war breeds corruption. Dollars that should go to building a strong military force are often sidelined into individual pockets. Afghanistan is a ”glaring” example of this with government employees and even the military benefiting from aid dollars.
Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker, US Ambassador to Afghanistan in 2011 -2012, joins co-host Jim Falk to discuss the present situation in Afghanistan.
In today’s news update we provide links to updates on retail sales, the health debate and Democrats splitting based on views on Afghanistan.
Monday’s news round up includes articles linking to the health bill, Obama and Afghanistan and holiday spending post Black Friday.