Pentagon covers up Afghan war

This 4 May 2019 video from the USA says about itself:

U.S. Military Cutting Off Information About Afghanistan

Things are going so badly in Afghanistan that the U.S. military has stopped releasing information about the region. Cenk Uygur, Brett Erlich, and Jayar Jackson hosts of The Young Turks, break it down.

“Amid a battlefield stalemate in Afghanistan, the U.S. military has stopped releasing information often cited to measure progress in America’s longest war, calling it of little value in fighting the Taliban insurgency.

The move fits a trend of less information being released about the war in recent years, often at the insistence of the Afghan government, which had previously stopped the U.S. military from disclosing the number of Afghans killed in battle as well as overall attrition within the Afghan army.

The latest clampdown also aligns with President Donald Trump’s complaint that the U.S. gives away too much war information …”

Read more here.

2020 LONG SHOTS EXPOSE DEMOCRATS’ FOREIGN POLICY TENSION During Wednesday’s debate, a tussle between Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) about the U.S. role in Afghanistan highlighted hard truths for the party as it vies to win voters’ trust. [HuffPost]

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